Mittens with "daddy long legs" motif - Textiles
  • Date 1900-1910
  • Place of Origin Valdres, Oppland, Norway
  • Creator Uknown

Knit with very fine yarn and needles, the pattern on the backs of these mittens is known as the “daddy long legs” motif. The palms have a pattern of a stylized flower and diamond-shaped spaces. A band of boy and girl dancers circles the wrists. The cuffs are long, with two bands of stripes.

  • Materials Wool
  • Dimensions height: 10 inches; width: 3 inches
  • Identifier / Source 2001.043.004 - Gift of Anne Link Larson
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