Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of beaded gauntlets (gloves)
  • United States
  • pair of beaded gauntlets (gloves), late 1800s–1916
  • Where object was made: Minnesota, United States
  • leather, velvet, sinew, beading
  • Object Length/Width: each 38 x 16.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: each 14 15/16 x 6 1/2 in
  • Gift of Alice Schwegler
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1322.a,b

The leather gloves have a beaded cuff edged in black velvet. The beaded panel is lane stitched. The field is white with a red swastika in each corner and a blue outline. The center design is roughly four green triangles, bound together with a connecting dark blue outline. Jagged dark blue lines extend into the white field with small red crosses and chevrons between.