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Pair of women's mitts

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White mitt, single bands of ribbing at top and bottom, double row of ribbing at wrist.

Provenance

Probably worn by donor's great-aunt Caira Robbins (1794-1881); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

English, worn in America, early 19th century

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 60.3 x 10.8 cm (23 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.41a-b

Medium or Technique

Frame-knitted silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes