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A mitten is a form of glove that does not have separate divisions for all fingers. They usually have a separate section for the thumb. They may have been sewn from leather or fabric, naalbinded or knitted, depending on the time or place.

Split Mittens

Split mittens are a type of three-fingered glove which appears to have been worn in argicultural contexts during the middle ages. They had a partition for the thumb, and a further two partitions to hold two fingers each.

Mittens in Armour

Mufflers are maille protection for the hands that take the form of mittens and are attached to the sleeves of a haubergeon.

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