Women's Gloves

This is a pair of early 1800s, women’s blue leather gloves. Gloves were an integral part of a woman’s dress during the 1800s. They ranged from short to long gloves, depending on the style of dress and whether they were out during the day or attending a formal evening event.
Currently not on view
Object Name
gloves, pair of
date made
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
overall: 228.6 mm x 57.15 mm x 6.35 mm; 9 in x 2 1/4 in x 1/4 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Clothing & Accessories
American Enterprise
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American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America

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