A single gauntlet glove in white leather stained buff, flesh side outwards, circa 1610 – 1630, the separately worked ivory satin gauntlet worked with six tabs, superbly embroidered with seed pearls, raised gold purl wire, salmon pink floss silks, tiny sequins, couched gold thread with central pelican in its piety with padded, raised wings, carnations and roses, the wrist seam concealed below a ruffle of pink silk and gold lace, the lining and three gusset ribbons also of salmon pink silk, the now buff/grey leather with minutely worked with stab-stitched seams, 32 cm long. Part of the Collection donated to the Livery in 1959 by the late Robert Spence.

Conserved 1995 – 1999 with help from the NHLF.

Accession No: 23370
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