Pair of Gloves 1603 Victoria & Albert Museum (click image)
Leather, satin and embroidered and lace trimmed early century gloves. The triangular serrate edges mark this pair of gloves as late farthingale era garments. They are a beautiful declaration of elevated status.
Gloves with gauntleted cuffs elaborately embroidered with animals and seed pearls, with delicate cream kidskin fingers. Pair of gloves museum number
I love fancy gloves, they remind me of the victorian era which I love for it's decedent fashion ~
Gloves, gloves, gloves! Tudor Era upper classes would have owned a plethora of gloves, scented via various sweet smelling oils, herbs and spices.