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

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.
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
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.80 cm (Width), 24.50 cm (Length)

More information

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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