Object Title

Leather gauntlet

Leather gauntlet

Date

1631-1670

Object Number

III.1956 b

Provenance

From the Armoury at Littlecote House. Purchased 15/11/1985.

Physical Description

Made of thin buff leather with a long cuff. The cuff is made of four panels. The back and palm of each hand include the fingers, which have gussets between them extending in long points down the back and palm of the hand. The thumb is of two pieces. All the seams are butt-sewn.

Bibliographic References

Sotheby's, The Contents of Littlecote House, vol.II, 22 November 1985, lot 41 (col. pl.); P.A. Spreadbury, Littlecote, London, 1979, p5.