A printed leather ladies' glove, Spanish, circa 1800, of cream kid printed overall with a trellis containing oriental figures, strange birds and flowerheads, the cuff with strolling minstrels, swordfights and other amusements, punched and pinked leather outer edges, 22 cm long. See conservation report for a full description of the leather, printing and stitching techniques used in the manufacture of this and similar gloves. See also 23429 + A with the same pattern.
Part of the Collection donated in 1959 to the Livery by the late Robert Spence. Conserved 1995 - 1999 with help from NHLF.