Pair of Mittens

19th century (made)
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Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pair of mittens of bobbin lace applied to machine-made net. Black net with blossom shapes and larger motifs of stylised leaves and flowers at the wrist, the open, finger end, the thumb piece and the area over the back of the hand. They have a side seam of bobbin lace on the outer (little finger) edge.


object details
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Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Mitten
  • Mitten
Materials and Techniques
Bobbin lace applied to machine-made net
Brief Description
Pair of mittens of bobbin lace applied to machine-made net, probably made in Honiton, 19th century
Physical Description
Pair of mittens of bobbin lace applied to machine-made net. Black net with blossom shapes and larger motifs of stylised leaves and flowers at the wrist, the open, finger end, the thumb piece and the area over the back of the hand. They have a side seam of bobbin lace on the outer (little finger) edge.
Dimensions
  • Length: 23cm (Note: Measured by conservation)
  • Width: 10cm (Note: Measured by conservation)
Credit line
Given by Lady Allen
Object history
Registered File number 1989/1582.

From the Collection of Lady Robert Manners.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
T.297&A-1990

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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