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Glove Commemorating 1824 Visit of General Lafayette

Glove Commemorating 1824 Visit of General Lafayette
Glove Commemorating 1824 Visit of General Lafayette
Title
Glove Commemorating 1824 Visit of General Lafayette
Date 
ca. 1824
Medium 
Leather
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 x 4 3/4 in. ( 53.3 x 12.1 cm )
Description 
White elbow length kid glove with portrait of General Lafayette.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1929.46
Marks 
printed: to of hand above image: "WELCOME LA FAYETTE THE NATIONS GUEST"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group