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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''.
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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 ''[[mitten|mittens]]''.
  
 
* [[clothing]] [[accessories|accessory]] - made of a variety of materials and sometimes decorated with [[gemstone]]s, [[embroidery]] etc... or more humble versions that take the form of split mittens lined with [[sheepskin]].
 
* [[clothing]] [[accessories|accessory]] - made of a variety of materials and sometimes decorated with [[gemstone]]s, [[embroidery]] etc... or more humble versions that take the form of split mittens lined with [[sheepskin]].
 
* occupational clothing
 
* occupational clothing
** [[soldier]]s - see also: [[gauntlet]]s, [[ice hockey gloves]]
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**[[longbowman|archers]]
** [[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".
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** [[falconry|falconers]] - 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".
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** [[soldier]]s
  
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==Trivia==
 
''Trivia note:'' The motto of the [[Scotland|Scottish]] Clan Chattan is "Touch not the cat but a glove"
 
''Trivia note:'' The motto of the [[Scotland|Scottish]] Clan Chattan is "Touch not the cat but a glove"
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==See also==
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*[[gauntlet]]s
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*[[ice hockey gloves]]
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''This article is just a stub. Feel free to edit and expand on the basic content included herein.''
 
''This article is just a stub. Feel free to edit and expand on the basic content included herein.''

Latest revision as of 16:09, 24 January 2008

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 accessory - made of a variety of materials and sometimes decorated with gemstones, embroidery etc... or more humble versions that take the form of split mittens lined with sheepskin.
  • occupational clothing
    • archers
    • falconers - 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".
    • soldiers

Trivia

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

See also


This article is just a stub. Feel free to edit and expand on the basic content included herein.