Women's Gloves

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1825-1875
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
Measurements
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
CS.294439.011
catalog number
294439.011
accession number
294439
Credit Line
Honorable Miles W. Kirkpatrick and William S. Kirkpatrick in memory of Mary Stewart Wells Kirkpatrick
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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