Cree Gauntlets with Embroidered Design

A attractive pair of Cree gauntlets with an embroidered design of flowers on the cuff and on the back of the hand, done in chain stitch.  In addition, the cuffs have a separate design pattern done with a sewing machine on the front and back.  These embroidered gauntlets are not common but have been done by the Cree at least from the turn of the century.

L. 13. ½" : W. at Wrist - 4 ⅜" : W. at top of Gauntlet - 7 ½"

c. 1930

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