A pair of menswear gauntlet gloves, in brown doeskin leather with embroidered design of pansies, coiling tendrils and foliage worked in coloured silks and silver metal threads, edged with a band of pink silk.
1640-1660: Approximate date
LEATHER (DOESKIN), METAL THREAD, SILK, SILK THREAD
Length: 30 cm
The Spence Collection inventory notes that this pair of gloves belonged to John Carter, Bailiff of Great Yarmouth between 1641-1651.