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Pair of gloves

Object Number: 
1940.360ab
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Leather, mother of pearl
Dimensions: 
overall a: 25 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 6 in. ( 64.1 x 12.1 x 15.2 cm ) overall b: 26 x 4 1/2 in. ( 66 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: inside wrist of a: "6 1/4 / REYNIER / 11.50" printed: inside wrist of b: "LE SUEDE LOUVRE / C. & C / GARANTT"
Description: 
White kid leather full length gloves with vertical openings at the wrists with three mother of pearl button closures.
Gallery Label: 
These gloves belonged to Pauline Drouillard Oothout (1857-1919), a descendant of one of the older mercantile and banking families of New York. She married Karrick Van Zandt Riggs in 1884, the grandson of Mrs. Elisha Riggs, a long time resident of Paris. Karrick Riggs was a stockbroker.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group