Women's Gloves

Description
This is a pair of early 1800’s, women’s 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
Object Name
gloves, pair of
date made
1800-1849
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 228.6 mm x 50.8 mm x 9.525 mm; 9 in x 2 in x 3/8 in
ID Number
CS*311503.103
catalog number
311503.103
accession number
311503
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Home and Community Life: Costume
Clothing & Accessories
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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