Perfumed gloves

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Perfumed gloves, also referred to as "sweet gloves", are perfumed gloves, often embroidered, introduced to England from Spain and Venice. Stories describe them as a conveyance of poison for Jeanne d'Albret and Gabrielle d'Estrees.[1]


  1. ^ The Art of Perfumery and the Methods of Obtaining the Odors of Plants: With Instructions for the Manufacture of Perfumes for the Handkerchief, Scented Powders, Odorous Vinegars, Dentifrices, Pomatums, Cosmetics, Perfumed Soap, Etc., to which is Added an Appendix on Preparing Artificial Fruit-essences, Etc George William Septimus Piesse Lindsay & Blakiston, 1867 pages 188,189 (from Chamber's Journal)