Cream Pair of Fingerless Mittens

Maker
Unknown Maker
Production date
Circa 1880s
Description
This elegant pair of ladies elbow length, fingerless mittens are used for eveing wear. They are made of fine net lace, dotted material and are coloured cream. The mittens are fitted shaped to the arms and have no openings. There is a separate piece for the thumb to enter. The trimming decoration is a fine lace at the edges.
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Media/Materials
Textile - net lace
Measurements
315 x 145mm
Production place
Collection
Department Collection Type
Object type
Credit line
Collection of the Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1980/104/3

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