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Mistinguett’s shoulder-length gloves to feature in Toulouse-Lautrec show

Gloves associated with the famous Moulin Rouge singer and dancer Mistinguett will go on show in Toulouse-Lautrec and the Masters of Montmartre at the Victoria Art Gallery.

28 January 2020

At one time the highest-paid female entertainer in the world, Mistinguett went to Alexandrine, the leading French ‘gantier’, for her gloves. The shoulder-length gloves are printed with a grey mottled or camouflage effect, with scalloped edge.

Mistinguett’s gloves are part of The Glove Collection of the Worshipful Company of Glovers of London, on loan to the Fashion Museum.

Toulouse-Lautrec and the Masters of Montmartre (15 February-26 May 2020) will bring the sights and sounds of Lautrec’s thrilling Bohemian Paris to life. The exhibition will revisit the ‘street art’ of the era showcasing over 80 works by Toulouse-Lautrec, Mucha, Steinlen and more.