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Pair of gloves

Pair of gloves

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1730-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Kid leather

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Worcester County Museum

  • Museum number:

    T.123&A-1969

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of men's white kid gloves. Over wrist length with a plain rounded cuff. The thumb has a rounded base extending into the palm. The fingers have small arrowhead gussets. There are three whipped seams on the back extending from the base of the fingers inwards towards the wrist. The stitch marks around the cuff suggests that this too might have been whipped. Inside one of the cuffs is '1-3' marked in ink. The other was stamped with a circular monogram with 'fine kid' stamped inside.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1730-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Kid leather

Dimensions

Length: 28.5 cm cuff to tip of middle finger, Width: 10.5, Depth: 2 cm

Descriptive line

Pair of men's kid gloves, England, 1730-1760.

Materials

Kid leather

Techniques

Hand sewing

Categories

Men's clothes; Leather; Accessories; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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