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England

Pair of Gloves, 1601/50

Leather, cut, pricked and slashed; silk satin appliqué; gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk couching; gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk woven fringe; balls covered with gilt-metal-wrapped-silk; ribbons of silk, plain weave edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk woven fringe; lining: silk, plain weave; interlining: linen, plain weave
a: 30 x 14.6 cm (11 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
b: 28 x 14.2 cm (11 x 5 5/8 in.)

Restricted gift of Frances G. Lee Foundation, 1978.97a-b




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