Evening gloves Date: Culture: American The openwork knit pattern adds an extra decorative dimension to the wearer's arms. The combination of the silk knit and the patterned knit is not unlike the way silk stockings covered and decorated the legs.
Pair of gloves Place of origin: France (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Kid leather, silk net, glass, silk ribbon, appliqued and machine-sewn Credit Line: Given by Mrs K.
Lisle, the knitted fabric used in these gloves, employs a highly refined cotton that has the look and softness of silk. This allows for the creation of an intricate pattern such as the zig zag example here