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Object Name MITT
Catalog Number 0985.13.00247, a
Date ca. 1840s
Description The two mitts (1 pair) are made of black cotton thread in an open knit weave. They are embroidered with a black alpaca (?) and ribbons at the cuffs.
Dimensions L-5.25 inches
Owned Patsy Callis Shelton Carter (tentative)
Provenance Mrs. Patsy Callis Shelton Carter wore these mitts, possibly during a mourning period.
People Carter, Patsy Callis Shelton [Mrs. James B.]
Shelton, Patsy Callis
Subjects civilians
mourning (tentative)
women