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TITLE
Pair of hand covers (gloves)
 
DESCRIPTION
Pair of hand covers (gloves)

Vernacular Name: tegin
Blue denim on upper side with blue and white striped "pillow ticking" material on underside. Large zigzag stitching around wrist. Belonged to donor's mother, Mrs. Soyo Miyashita.

27.8cm L x 14.2cm W, string 98.1cm
 
CONTEXT
Heavy gloves used by women workers in the sugar cane fields to protect their hands.
 
CREDIT
Mrs. Fumi Kanno
Courtesy of Bishop Museum