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Evening Mitts  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

'She had finished tatting a pair of golden gloves to match.' This pic - Evening Mitts The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Evening Gloves  1830-1835  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lisle, the knitted fabric used in these gloves, employs a highly refined cotton that has the look and softness of silk. This allows for the creation of an intricate pattern such as the zig zag example here

18th century stockings | Les sous-vêtements féminins en 1860

Stockings Date: 1865 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Heel to Toe: 8 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Mildred C. Gray, 1954 Accession Number: b Metropolitan Museum of Art Full item description and additional photos here.

Blue silk knit mitts, embroidered with flowering plants, in blue silk, and trimmed with tarnished silver bobbin lace around hand and lined, over the hand with white, silver, and gold brocaded silk. Blue silk shaded with pink (possibly faded from purple). Collection Achille Jubinal.

Mitts ~ century ~ Italian ~ silk knit embroidered in silk ~ trimmed with metallic bobbin lace ~ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Evening Gloves: 1900-1910, American, silk.     "The openwork knit pattern adds an extra decorative dimension to the wearer's arms. The combination of the silk knit and the patterned knit is not unlike the way silk stockings covered and decorated the legs."

Evening gloves Date: Culture: American The openwork knit pattern adds an extra decorative dimension to the wearer's arms. The combination of the silk knit and the patterned knit is not unlike the way silk stockings covered and decorated the legs.

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Mitts Late 19th century  Medium: Machine-made lace

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Mitts Late century Medium: Machine-made lace

Pair of women's mitts, American, early 19th century, Silk netting with silk tambour work. In the Museum of Fine Arts Boston collection.

Pair of women's mitts, early century. Silk netting with silk tambour work, American. In the Museum of Fine Arts Boston collection.

Mitts, 4th quarter 18th century, possibly British. Leather, silk. Met, 2009.300.6196a, b

Mitts Date: fourth quarter century Culture: possibly British Medium: Leather, silk Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009 Accession Number: b

Gloves (image 2) | British | late 18th century | leather, silk | Los Angeles County Museum of Art | Object #: 23.220.2

Date: late century Culture: British Medium: leather, silk Dimensions: Length: 16 in. cm) Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1923 Accession Number: Metropolitan Museum of Art

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