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Gloves
(early 20th century)

Medium
kid, glass
Measurements
(a) 33.4 × 7.3 cm (left glove)
(b) 33.2 × 7.4 cm (right glove)
Place/s of Execution
France
Inscription
(a) stamped: MEDAILLE D’OR / MERLIER / DEPOSE / COUSU A LA MAIN / 108
(b) stamped: 6. / ROBERTSON & MOFFAT / IMPORTERS / MELBOURNE (symbol in an oval) / MADE IN FRANCE
Accession Number
D338.a-b-1974
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Schofield Collection. Purchased with the assistance of a special grant from the Government of Victoria, 1974
Gallery location
Not on display
About

Gloves of this date were designed to be close-fitting, and this pair’s knuckle marks and bulges at the ends of the fingers show that they were worn and used prior to being acquired as a museum object.