Mitts

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1600-1699

GUSN

GUSN-15220

Description

Beige; thumb, with top, rounded opening lined with linen at tip; trimmed w/ lace.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mitts (fingerless handwear)
accessories
stitching
linen (material)
christenings
Infant's Clothing
Hand Stitched
Christening
MITTS

Inscription

Handwritten note found wrapped around mitts: ""Christening mitts"" in ink and ""John Leach of Boston"" in pencil.

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry H. Edes

Accession Number

1922.1052AB