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Pair of gloves: welcome Lafayette the Nations Guest

Pair of gloves: welcome Lafayette the Nations Guest
Title
Pair of gloves: welcome Lafayette the Nations Guest
Date 
1823-1824
Medium 
Leather
Dimensions 
overall a: 16 1/8 x 4 5/8 in. ( 41 x 11.7 cm ) overall b: 16 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 41.3 x 12.1 cm )
Description 
White kid gloves with black printed medallions containing commemorative images of General LaFayette on the top of each hand.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. John R. Bennet
Object Number 
1949.118ab
Marks 
printed: top of hand, around image: "WELCOME / LA FAYETTE" printed: inside top a: "J.B / 40"
Gallery Label 
The engraving for the image on these gloves is by Asher B. Durand (1796-1886).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group