PLATE XLII

A CAVALIERíS GLOVES
SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

A PAIR of Cavalierís gloves, made of thin soft buff-coloured leather, embroidered on the cuff with silver thread; the gauntlets are lined and the edges are bound with crimson silk; the fringe is of gold thread, and the openings at the sides of the gauntlets are connected by two bands of buff silk ribbon edged with lace. Their length is 11ľ inches. They are described in the Museum Catalogue as being of English make. Early seventeenth century.

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