14460

RECIPE FOR WASHING GLOVES

Manuscript headed “To wash gloves”

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No place

Description
Single sheet, oblong 8vo., written in one hand, 12 lines, (105 words), some light dustiness, sheet has been split down centre and neatly repaired with transparent acid free tape.

£80.00

SKU: 14460

Product Description

Gloves were both expensive and a necessity of good apparel in the 18th Century. The text starts “lay your gloves upon a smooth board and scrub ’em withe a hard brush with eggs & water well beaten then rince ’em in fair water and mix your white lead or other clours with water……..”