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Pair of women's gloves

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Knitted with scarlet silk, the fingers with reddish orange silk, the backs of the gloves and border around cuff embroidered with gold thread in design of fine flowering vines. Gold thread is tarnished, knitting has been repaired.

Credit Line

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

probably French, 18th century

Object Place

probably France


Length: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit ground embroidered with silk and metallic threads


Textiles and Fashion Arts