A ladies' pair of yellow taffeta silk mittens, cut on the bias to give stretch, Circa 1750 – 70, elbow length with flap over knuckles, with flounced and pinked upper openings, the thumb and shaped hand cover delicately embroidered with leaf bands and cross hatching in silver thread, s-shaped opening to the under-arm and palm with silver thread lattice threads, 32 cm long.

Part of the Collection donated to the Livery in 1959 by the late Robert Spencer. Conserved 1995 – 1999 with help from NHLF

Accession No: 23448 + A
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