We believe them to have been made in the 1930s but they could be earlier. The gloves are each made from one piece of felt which has been shaped and then blanket stitched. The thumb being constructed seperately and stitched into place, providing a comfortable fit. The floral decoration has then been appliqued with corresponding coloured thread and again blanket stitched.
The condition is pristine, they look like they have never been worn! We have noticed a small round hole approximately 4mm diameter by the left thumb base, visible in the last photo.
These mittens will comfortably fit a medium sized ladies hand. Roberta's hands are 180mm long and her middle finger has just enough wiggle room at the top. They could be worn on that special occasion or would look beautiful framed!
Full Length 11 1/4 inch / 287mm
Width across the hand 4 3/8 inch / 110mm
These mittens will be sent internationally by Royal Mail Airmail, and within the UK by Royal Mail First Class Recorded Delivery.
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