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Pair of Mittens: ca. 1600, English, velvet and satin embroidered with silver and silver-gilt thread, coloured silks, beads and spangles. "This mitten had a decorative rather than practical function. Like many of the embroidered gloves made during this period, its purpose was to show off the wearer's wealth and status..."

Pair of mittens

Pair of mittens, England (ca Crimson velvet and white satin, embroidered with silver & silver-gilt thread, coloured silks, beads & spangles (sequins). Collection the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Gloves, Alexandrine (French): ca.  1867, French, leather. Marking: [imprint] (right) "Alexandrina" [imprint] (left) "6 1/4 / 24"

Gloves, Alexandrine (French): ca. Marking: [imprint] (right) "Alexandrina" [imprint] (left) /

17th Century Leather Gloves - Bing Images

Date: century Culture: British Medium: leather, metal thread, silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Irene Lewisohn, 1940 Accession Number: b

Pair of gloves        English, 1575–1625         England  Dimensions      L (left): 0.24 m L (right): 0.23 m W (top of gauntlet): 0.14 m  Medium or Technique      Leather; embroidered with silk and metallic threads; metallic bobbin lace; woven silk and metallic ribbon

Gloves, English, Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Note the delicate bobbin lace on the gathered silk ribbon used to disguise the joint of glove and cuff.

Man's Robe, early 17th century, Italian or English, silk, metal, linen

Man's Robe Date:early century Culture:Italian or British Medium:Silk; linen Dimensions:From center back neck: 52 x 103 in. (circumference of hem) x cm) Classification:Textiles-Velvets Credit Line:Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 Accession

BRIEF DESCRIPTION  of Sweater violet silk atlas, belonging to Gustavus Adolphus.  NAME  Owner :Gustav II Adolf of Sweden  Dealers :Sebastian Lellij  Manufacturer :Baltzar Dinette  DATING  in 1620  OTHER KEYWORDS  shirt  COLLECTION OF THE  Royal Armoury  INVENTORY NUMBER  31303 (3351)

Part of the wedding attire of Gustavus Adolphus II, dating to The trim along the suit is lined with fine gold strips.

Pair of gloves [English] circa 1620 leather and satin worked with silk and metallic threads and seed beads

Pair of gloves ~ ~ British ~ Leather, satin worked with silk and metal thread, seed pearls; satin, couching, and darning stitches;

Chintz of Darkness: A Man in Uniform

If you have to keep your hands warm in winter, do it in style: Beautifully embroidered mittens fit for royalty(km). Chintz of Darkness: A Man in Uniform