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What is this?

Pair of women's wrist-length white kid gloves with the upper edge scalloped, pinked and pierced. Printed all over in black in a fine linear design of concentric ovals. On the back of each hand, a scene of a gentleman giving a gift to a lady seated under a tree. Around the wrist, a chain of lozenge shapes and floral forms.

This is a woman's gloves from Spain. It is dated 1800–1820 and we acquired it in 1941. Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its medium is

medium: kid leather technique: intaglio printed label: cut and sewn kid leather gloves, intaglio printed

Its dimensions are

H x W: 22.9 x 9.2 cm (9 x 3 5/8 in.) each

This object has been tagged:

This object was donated by Mrs. John Innes Kane

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