Pair of gloves

Object Number: 
1917.7ab
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Kidskin, silk
Dimensions: 
each overall: 17 x 5 in. ( 43.2 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
White kidskin gloves with elbow-length white silk arm covering from the wrist; floral white work on the top of the hand and two rows encircling the arm at an angle.
Gallery Label: 
These gloves belonged to Elizabeth Shipton, wife of Major Aquila Giles. They came from the collection of William Ogden Giles.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edgar Saltus
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group