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Mitt

Description

Cream trimmed w/ pink ribbon; thumb only; rest of fingers visible, w/ rounded unit opening lined w/ pink satin; front has 3 rows of red chain stitch embroidery.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1727
Inscriptions
Envelope w/ note (note is in file): ""Mitten worn at his Baptism in the year 1727, by William Ellery, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The gift of his great-great-great-great grandson, Francis Dana of Burkehaven, New Hampshire.""
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
Hand Stitched
Infant's Clothing
MITT
mitts (fingerless handwear)
silk (textile)
stitching
Accession Number
1927.87
GUSN
31233

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