A pair of golden brown doe-skin leather gloves, circa 1600 – 1620, with separately worked white kid gauntlets, suede side up,unlined, with scalloped upper edge, each embroidered with eight lobed panels containing carnations, honeysuckle and pansies worked in golden brown floss silks, similarly fringed edging, the fingers stab-stitched on the reverse side, with three rows of parallel stitching running into the base of the fingers.31cm long. Part of the Collection donated to the Livery in 1959 by the late Robert Spence.

Conserved 1995 –1999 with help from the NHLF.

Accession No: 23372+A
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