Morrison Heady’s Talking Glove


Accession Number: 2014.17

Description: Man's right hand glove, cream cotton, finely woven; three splayed lines of raised stitching on back of hand; slightly elongated cuff; inked letters on inside of palm and fingers in dark blocked letters; "ABCDE" on thumb, "FGHI" on index finger, "KLMN" on middle finger, "QRST" on ring finger, "WXY" on pinkie, "JOPUZV" on palm.

Height: 10.75

Width: 4.75

Date Made: ca. 1900

Maker: Heady, Morrison

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Credit Line: Gift of Emarine Burnett Cowles, Helen Cowles Leonard, and Nancy Burnett Leonard, 2014.17

Subjects: Deaf-blind Communication devices

Dimension Notes: overall, as laid flat in its laminating pouch.

Made: Heady, Morrison

Material: Silk

Updated: 04/28/2020