Sunday, November 21, 2010
Gloves for Gauntlets
Gauntlet of the Black Prince
A closer view
Yet another view
Gauntlets of the Black Prince
The gloves of Emperor Frederick II, worn at his coronation in 1220
A 15th century mitten in the Museum of London, showing the thumb inset, also here,, here, and here.
A 15th century glove
Medieval gloves and mittens from archaeological finds.
"Glove of Henry VI" However, Alison Weir believes the glove does not predate the 16th century.