Gauntlet glove in soft white kidskin: 17th century
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Gauntlet glove in soft white kidskin. Gauntlet cut separately and joined at wrist. Hand made from two layers of leather. The gauntlet has two layers of slightly thicker leather with some form of interlining and lining of deep pink silk, trimmed with fringe of silver-gilt thread bound with cream silk. Scrolling stems enclose stylised flowerheads.
1610 AD - 1650 AD