Mitt

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1727

GUSN

GUSN-31233

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

Descriptive Terms

mitts (fingerless handwear)
accessories
stitching
silk (textile)
Infant's Clothing
Hand Stitched
MITT

Inscription

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.""

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1927.87