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Medium
leather, metal
Measurements
(a-b) 21.3 × 6.5 cm (each)
Place/s of Execution
France
Inscription
(a) stamped: GANT JOSEPHINE BTÉ. / ROUILLON/MEDAILLES.PARIS.LONDRES (in an oval)
(b) 7.11
Accession Number
D44.a-b-1979
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs C. J. Delfield, 1979
Gallery location
Not on display

Ladies’ gloves of the late nineteenth century were very close-fitting. Metal fasters were used to pull a glove tightly into the wrist, giving a smooth line.