Gloves (c. 1620) (ENGLAND / THE NETHERLANDS)       Medium leather, silk (lining, thread), gilt metal (thread, fringe, spangles) Place/s of Execution (England / the Netherlands) Accession Number 1658G.a-b-D4 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Gloves (c. 1620) (ENGLAND / THE NETHERLANDS) Medium leather, silk (lining, thread), gilt metal (thread, fringe, spangles) Place/s of Execution (England / the Netherlands) Accession Number 1658G.a-b-D4 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

embroidered gauntlet panel circa 1600, inset with satin panels embroidered with kingfishers and cranes within lavish couched silver and gold thread borders with raised floss silk florets and pea pods of couched silver and shaded green silk threads which open, the eight green tabs embroidered with moss green foliage and edged in spangled fringes,

embroidered gauntlet panel circa 1600, inset with satin panels embroidered with kingfishers and cranes within lavish couched silver and gold thread borders with raised floss silk florets and pea pods of couched silver and shaded green silk threads which open, the eight green tabs embroidered with moss green foliage and edged in spangled fringes,

The Worshipful Company of Glovers of London - The Glove Collection and its Catalogue.  c 1600-20.  Detail.

The Worshipful Company of Glovers of London - The Glove Collection and its Catalogue. c 1600-20. Detail.

Bag Date: 17th century Geography: Iran Culture: Islamic Medium: Silk, metal Accession Number: 29.23.24

Bag Date: 17th century Geography: Iran Culture: Islamic Medium: Silk, metal Accession Number: 29.23.24

1620, England or the Netherlands - Gloves - Leather, silk (lining, thread), gilt metal (thread, fringe, spangles)

1620, England or the Netherlands - Gloves - Leather, silk (lining, thread), gilt metal (thread, fringe, spangles)

A ladies single glove of cream leather, circa 1600 – 1620, with long extended fingers, the gauntlet with eight deep round tabs of dark blue satin embroidered in coloured silks, gold thread and seed pearls, edged with metallic lace, the design incorporating bunches of grapes, blue cornflowers and other floral motifs alternating with the pelican in its piety, wrist trimmed with ruched pink silk ribbon edged with metallic lace and spangles and pink silk lining.

A ladies single glove of cream leather, circa 1600 – 1620, with long extended fingers, the gauntlet with eight deep round tabs of dark blue satin embroidered in coloured silks, gold thread and seed pearls, edged with metallic lace, the design incorporating bunches of grapes, blue cornflowers and other floral motifs alternating with the pelican in its piety, wrist trimmed with ruched pink silk ribbon edged with metallic lace and spangles and pink silk lining.

Pair of gloves | Kid leather and satin, embroidered with silk, silver-gilt threads and seed pearls, with silver-gilt bobbin lace and spangles (sequins) -  V&A

Pair of gloves

Pair of gloves | Kid leather and satin, embroidered with silk, silver-gilt threads and seed pearls, with silver-gilt bobbin lace and spangles (sequins) - V&A

single buff leather glove, traditionally believed to have belonged to King Charles I, circa 1630-40. worked with delicate stylised honeysuckle motifs in wine silk and gold thread, the remains of looped gold thread strapwork, edged and part lined in pale brown silk, golden fringes to the gauntlet edge,

single buff leather glove, traditionally believed to have belonged to King Charles I, circa 1630-40. worked with delicate stylised honeysuckle motifs in wine silk and gold thread, the remains of looped gold thread strapwork, edged and part lined in pale brown silk, golden fringes to the gauntlet edge,

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