Pair Of Brown Gloves

SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

A PAIR of brown leather gloves> plainly stixhed at the scams of thumb and fingers. ' 'he cuff richly ornamented with gold and silver wire of extreme fineness^ twisted round what appears to be flat pieces of quill and sewn into the required position, each part of the pattern being framed with gold cord; small gold spangles are dotted about in every available space ; a narrow band of red silk, carrying a silver fringe, terminates the whole. The total length of the gloves is inches. Date about 1600.

In the collection of the Author.

PLATE XXXVIII No. 1

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