Woman's Gloves, 1800–1820 Medium: kid leather Technique: intaglio printed Label: cut and sewn kid leather gloves, intaglio printed. Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane. 1941-86-4-a,b.
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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.