Warren Hastings’ glovesOn display
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Crocheted in fine wool, this pair of patterned short gloves formerly belonged to Warren Hastings (1732-1818), who became the first Governor-General of Bengal in 1773. Born in Oxfordshire in 1732 to a poor family, Hastings worked for the British East India Company and worked his way up through the ranks.
Warren Hastings’ gloves
Material and technique
wool, dyed, and crocheted
Dimensionseach glove 18 x 14 cm (height x width)
No. of items
Presented by J. R. Harris, 1933.
refer to individual records
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