Gloves

Object Number: 
1973.22.1ab
Date: 
1895-1901
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
overall a: 9 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. ( 24.8 x 8.6 cm ) overall b: 9 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. ( 23.5 x 8.6 cm )
Description: 
White silk jersey machine knit gloves, hemmed at the wrist.
Gallery Label: 
These gloves were worn by Congressman Cornelius Amory Pugsley at the funeral services of William McKinley (1843-1901) on September 17, 1901 in Washington, D.C. President McKinley was shot by an anarchist in Buffalo, New York, on September 6, and died eight days later.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Chester A. Smith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group