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Mitts: ca. 1830's, lacy silk knit with embroidery of metal beads. "These mitts, reaching to just below the bend of the elbow, have a geometric knit pattern and they are decorated with shiny beads. Because they allow fingers to be freely moved, mitts are more functional than gloves. They became popular in the late 18th century. Some fashion plates of the period depict women embroidering or reading when wearing such mitts."

Because they allow fingers to be freely moved, mitts are more functional than gloves. They became popular in the late century. Some fashion plates of the period depict women embroidering or reading when wearing such mitts.

Wedding stock 1835; silk; metal; MET museum.  "This is an elegant example of a stock, the standard neckwear for men in the early 19th century, to be worn over the high stand collar of the shirt.   The crisp and complete stock with a tailored bow was essential in fashionable formal dress."

Wedding stock, American, silk & metal "This is an elegant example of a stock, the standard neckwear for men in the early century, to be worn over the high stand collar of the shirt.