A single glove, circa 1620-30, of white kid, suede side uppermost, the separately worked gauntlet with six broad tabs each expertly worked in black silks with repeats of a dancing maiden, tulip, lily and dragon, a sea-horse with a snail sitting on its back, silver purl wire leaves edge the vignettes, silver bobbin lace trimming, elongated fingers and thumb, lined in brown silk, 35 cm long. The glove was reproduced in V. Foster ‘A Garden of Flowers', Costume 14 (1980) p. 91; Connoisseur Vol. IV Dec. 1919 p.92 fig.17.

Part of the Collection donated to the Livery in 1959 by the late Robert Spence. Conservation 1995 –1999 sponsored by Greenham Trading.

Accession No: 23348
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