A pair of leather gloves, circa 1610 – 25, of white kid stained buff, suede side uppermost, with long extended fingers, with integral gauntlets edged and lined in brown silk, matching three ribbon band gussets, all edged in simple gold thread bobbin lace, the gauntlets applied with deep crimson triangle and oval satin appliqués, over-embroidered in couched gold thread in two thicknesses, purl wire and sequins, buff floss silk embroidered detailing. 32 cm long. The triangular crimson silk panels, ovoid shapes and hearts are somewhat similar to 23337.

Part of the Collection donated to the Livery in 1959 by the late Robert Spence. Conservation 1995 –1999 sponsored by Past Master Renault Beakbane.

Accession No: 23353+A
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