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Pair of Men's Gloves

A work made of gloves: white kid leather; gauntlets: linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, and gilt- and silvered-metal purl, coiled wires, and spangles in detached buttonhole, padded detached buttonhole, plaited braid.
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  • A work made of gloves: white kid leather; gauntlets: linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, and gilt- and silvered-metal purl, coiled wires, and spangles in detached buttonhole, padded detached buttonhole, plaited braid.

Date:

1625/50

Artist:

England

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Pair of Men's Gloves

Place

England (Object made in)

Date

Made 1625–1650

Medium

Gloves: white kid leather; gauntlets: linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, and gilt- and silvered-metal purl, coiled wires, and spangles in detached buttonhole, padded detached buttonhole, plaited braid

Dimensions

a: 33 × 15.2 cm (13 × 6 in.); b: 33 × 14.6 cm (13 × 5 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of an anonymous donor

Reference Number

1997.352a-b

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