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Pair of women's gloves

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Cream colored satin embroidered with gold thread and spangles. Peacock feathers worked on back of each glove with band around each wrist of neutral blue satin cut out, appliquéd, and embroidered with gold thread. Small feathers and foliage embroidered with gold on cuffs with remains of silk...

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Provenance

Carrie Lauer Lehman (d. 1937), New York; to her husband, Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York; 1938, gift of Philip Lehman to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 21, 1938)

Credit Line

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

French, early 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

47.3 x 12.7 cm (18 5/8 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

38.1258a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with gold metallic yarns and spangles

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes