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Glove Commemorating 1824 Visit of General Lafayette

Object Number: 
1929.46
Date: 
ca. 1824
Medium: 
Leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 4 3/4 in. ( 53.3 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: to of hand above image: "WELCOME LA FAYETTE THE NATIONS GUEST"
Description: 
White elbow length kid glove with portrait of General Lafayette.
Gallery Label: 
Worn by Miss Buddy, an ancestor of Mr. C.W. Crandall, at the ball in Lafayette's honor held at Castle Garden, September 14, 1824. The engraving is by Asher B. Durand.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group