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Glove - Brown Suede, circa 1940s Object Reg. No: SH 890001

Summary:
Lady's right hand brown suede glove made at the Simpson's Glove Factory in Richmond, circa 1940s. The glove was found in small downstairs storeroom in the factory and appears to be a sample.
Description:
Lady's dark brown suede glove, right hand. Has three tucks on the back of the hand. Length of glove covered wrist. Size mark "6 1/2" in white inside cuff.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.80 cm (Width), 24.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: trades, glovemaking, leatherworking
Themes this item is part of: Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: sample products
Manufacturer: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s

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