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Man's glove, brown leather with silver gilt embroidery

Origin: England
L: 10"; W (palm): 4"; W (gaunlet) 6 1/2"
Leather, metallic threads, silk
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1947-212,2
Man's glove, one of a pair, of pinkish-brown leather with wide stiffened gauntlet embroidered in floral scrolls of silver gilt metallics wrapped around a yellow silk core. Gauntlet is vented at the peaked side. Three lines of stitching decorate the top of the hand from the crooks of the fingers toward the gauntlet. Rounded fingertips.

Construction History:

1. 1700-1720: Initial Construction
2. January 19, 1954: Repairs and restoration by Ernest LoNano for the Margaret Hunter Shop.