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Pair of women's mitts

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White silk satin embroidered with polychrome silk and gilt-silver yarns in hunting scene with building under tree cneter; fox, bird and cloud to one side; hunter, tree, bird, cloud, shrubs to other side. Vining floral motif on cuffs and flap. Gilt-silver button and loops. Gold silk lining.

Provenance

Former Coll. Archive Jubinal No. 92 (Rome)

Credit Line

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

French, 1725–75

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 25.5 x 14.5 x 1 cm (10 1/16 x 5 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1256a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes