- Museum number
A pair of mittens, knitted (stranded knitting) in stocking stitch. Vertical lines covering the fingers, lines of diamonds covering most of the palm and wrist. Worked in natural cream, black, red, and yellow wool yarns and green cotton (?) yarn. Mittens now attached to each other with two cream and green plaited cords.
- Production date
- 1900-1906 (donor information)
Length: 21.50 centimetres (a)
Length: 22.50 centimetres (b)
Width: 13 centimetres (a + b)
- Curator's comments
- Small luggage label with mittens with handwritten note by donor: 'Bosnian peasant gloves' (sic); [obverse] 'Bought in Sarajevo 1906'.
Circa 560 b/w photographs taken by Edith Durham [of markets, street scenes, buildings etc] are housed in the archives of the Centre for Anthropology, British Museum.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Bought by the donor, Edith Durham, in Sarajevo in 1906.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Eu1914,0619.2 and 2a (original Register no.)