Fingerless Mitt


This fingerless mitt, one of a pair, is handmade of white cotton in Chantilly style bobbin lace with floral motifs. A ribbon is added along the top edge. The back of the mitt is fastened with a small button. The mitt matches TE*T14221B and was identified by the donor as lace made by Belgian lace makers during World War I.

Made During: 1914-1919

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Belgium

Web Subject: LaceUsed: CottonWeb Subject: European HistoryRelated Event: World War I


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, War Laces, Lace, Textiles


Exhibition Location:

Related Publication: Kellogg, Charlotte (Hoffman). Bobbins of Belgium: A Book of Belgian Lace, Lace-Workers, Lace-Schools and Lace-Villages

Credit Line: Gift of Vicomtesse de Beughem

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T14221ACatalog Number: T14221AAccession Number: 273245

Object Name: lacemitt, fingerlesswar lacelace, mittObject Type: lace

Physical Description: cotton (overall material)bobbin lace, Chantilly (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 20 1/2 in; 52.07 cm


Record Id: nmah_627466

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