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Pair of women's gloves

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Pair of green silk taffeta gloves. Design: basket of flowers embroidered on back of each hand in satin stitch with pale pink, pinkish orange, blue, green, orange, and cream-colored silk. Short scalloped ruffle around each wrist. Faded, stained. (Collection Achille Jubinal no. 27).

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

probably French, late 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Length: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1254a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes