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Hermès Sport suede gloves and stock, 1950s
Hermès Sport, Paris: a beautiful pair of vintage cream suede riding gloves, with silk-lined riding stock (scarf) by Hermès, in completely unused and original condition. Both gloves and stock with a contrasting chocolate-brown suede trim and stitching. French, circa 1950s.
Length of stock: 37 inches (14½ cms).
This set came from the estate of Elizabeth Davis, known to friends as ‘Chilly’ and ‘Blonde Betty’. Mrs. Davis was a horsewoman of some renown, and owned Talisman Farm in Clinton, NY, and was reported to have been riding right up until her death in 2013, at the grand old age of 90.