Pair of gloves: welcome Lafayette the Nations Guest
overall a: 16 1/8 x 4 5/8 in. ( 41 x 11.7 cm ) overall b: 16 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 41.3 x 12.1 cm )
printed: top of hand, around image: "WELCOME / LA FAYETTE" printed: inside top a: "J.B / 40"
White kid gloves with black printed medallions containing commemorative images of General LaFayette on the top of each hand.
The engraving for the image on these gloves is by Asher B. Durand (1796-1886).
Gift of Mrs. John R. Bennet
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