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Mitts, infant's, part of christening set

Seventeenth century
Origin: Europe
OL: 5"
Knitted cotton and silk
Gift of Mrs. Cora Ginsburg
Acc. No. 1991-515,5 A&B
Pair of mitts to christening set of sheer corded cotton and silk, trimmed with linen bobbin lace. Thumb open at end; open for fingers, with silk-lined flap to turn back over hand. Set comprises eight pieces, including a headpiece, large bib piece, a large and a small collar piece, a pair of bands.
Provenance:Cora Ginsburg, New York