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Call #:
1985.25.4A-B
Title:
Pair of Gloves
Collection type:
Costume
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1824
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing -- Accessory; Glove
    Materials:
    leather
    ink
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Pair (2) of white kid gloves with a black stamp on the index finger knuckle of both hands with a portrait of a man and "WELCOME LA FAYETTE" around it. "MC" is the maker.
    Dimensions:
    Height:8 in x Width:3 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:3 wrist
    Subjects:
    Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
    Lafayette's visit to America
    Gloves
    Gloves -- 1820-1830
    Clothing and dress
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Zachariah Allen at reception for Lafayette in 1824.
    Provenance:
    Gift of William Slater Allen
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