Glove

Object Number: 
1952.293
Date: 
ca. 1824
Medium: 
Leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. ( 55.6 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on top of hand above image: "WELCOME LA FAYETTE THE NATIONS GUEST"
Description: 
White kid glove with image of General La Fayette.
Gallery Label: 
This glove was worn at the ball in La Fayette's honor held at Castle Garden on September 14, 1824. The engraving is by Asher B. Durand.
Bibliography: 
Olson, Roberta J. M. “A selection of European paintings and objects.” The Magazine Antiques, Vol. 167, no.1, January 2005, p.182-187
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Foster-Jarvis Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group