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Gloves

Gloves

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    1925-1927 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Nappa leather with metal and celluloid fastening

  • Museum number:

    B.974:1-1993

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of child's gloves, of unlined brown leather. The thumb of each glove is inset, the fingers gussetted, and the backs stitched with three tucks; the gloves fasten at the wrist, each with a metal press stud beneath a brown celluloid button.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

1925-1927 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Nappa leather with metal and celluloid fastening

Marks and inscriptions

REAL NAPPA
reference to type of leather used in the manufacture of the object

Dimensions

Length: 15.3 cm

Object history note

Worn by Margaret ("Peggy") Joyce (b.1922) the bequestor's only daughter, of 2 Quested Buildings, Brett Rd, London E8. Peggy had rheumatic fever in 1929 & died of heart failure in the Rahere Ward, St Bartholomew's Hospital, on 02/12/1930. She is buried in Abney Park Cemetery with her brother Alan (15/03/1921-12/09/1921).

Descriptive line

Child's gloves of brown nappa leather; made in the UK, 1925-1927

Materials

Nappa leather; Metal; Celluloid

Categories

Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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