White Gloves

early seventeenth cfntury

4N elegant and dainty pair of light huff leather gloves with * a beaut-fully embroidered cuffs, with roses and other designs in blue, green, and pink gimp, lined out with fine silver cord ; the central figure s a bird worked in pink and yellow silk, the same pattern being repeated on both back and front of the cuffs. A ii j:ng of pink silk extends some 3 inches inside the cuff, which is finished off with a yellow silk fringe. The total length of the gloves is 13 inches.

In the collection of the Author.

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