Fingerless mittens

Unknown Maker
Production date
Circa 1880s
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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Production date
Circa 1880s
Textile - net lace
315 x 145mm
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Collection of the Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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