Glove Commemorating 1824 Visit of General Lafayette
Overall: 21 x 4 3/4 in. ( 53.3 x 12.1 cm )
printed: to of hand above image: "WELCOME LA FAYETTE THE NATIONS GUEST"
White elbow length kid glove with portrait of General Lafayette.
Worn by Miss Buddy, an ancestor of Mr. C.W. Crandall, at the ball in Lafayette's honor held at Castle Garden, September 14, 1824. The engraving is by Asher B. Durand.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
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