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'''Gloves''' were used in the [[middle ages]] for a variety of purposes.  
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'''Gloves''' were used in the [[middle ages]] for a variety of purposes. Technically gloves usually have separate sections for each finger, with gloves that have but one section for all the fingers and another for the thumb known as ''mittens''.
* [[clothing]] [[accessories|accessory]] - made of a variety of materials and sometimes decorated with [[gemstone]]s, [[embroidery]] etc..
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* [[clothing]] [[accessories|accessory]] - made of a variety of materials and sometimes decorated with [[gemstone]]s, [[embroidery]] etc... or mor humble versions that take the form of split mittens lined with [[sheepskin]].
 
* occupational clothing
 
* occupational clothing
** soldiers - see also: [[gauntlet]]s, [[ice hockey gloves]]
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** [[soldier]]s - see also: [[gauntlet]]s, [[ice hockey gloves]]
 
** [[falconry]] - used to protect the falconer's hand from the claws and beak of the bird whilst "holding" it. It is described as having "a bird on the glove".
 
** [[falconry]] - used to protect the falconer's hand from the claws and beak of the bird whilst "holding" it. It is described as having "a bird on the glove".
  

Revision as of 14:57, 18 February 2006

Gloves were used in the middle ages for a variety of purposes. Technically gloves usually have separate sections for each finger, with gloves that have but one section for all the fingers and another for the thumb known as mittens.

Trivia note: The motto of the Scottish Clan Chattan is "Touch not the cat but a glove"

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