Pair Of Short Gloves

LATE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

A PAIR, of rather an unusual style of gloves of warm russet, coloured leather and having very short gauntlets, which are embroidered entirely with metallic gold and silver thread, the ┬╗attcrn being raised by stu?np or padded work; a rich bordering of silver lace surrounds the bottom and sides of the gauntlets. The extreme length is inches, and they are in the collection of

W. Cole-Plowrighi, Esqr.

Steven StipelmanDrawing Gloves Lacing

PLATE XL

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