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Photo of the first week of October 2012

Gloves in distress



Glove of lost work - © Norbert Pousseur

... as one invites to enter this workplace ...       Photographie Norbert Pousseur

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Sarlat - 2012 - Num 21 Mpx - 5d2c_6804 - series Photo of the week


The time refreshed, and it's time to start putting some or gloves on their hands or those of their children.

And sometimes a glove right hand or the left, falls
and often well-meaning souls like you and me, the pick and place in evidence, hoping that whoever found the lost ..

We meet these gloves and the edge of streets, roads, prominent and well placed to photograph!
Here are a few, seen during my travels.

Notes on definitions or expressions below:
Until 1950 (or earlier depending on the region) people called "the good bourgeoisie" wore leather gloves at any output. It was a sign of distinction and these gloves also avoided getting dirty when traveling in the street, opening car doors etc.. It was hardly avoid the cold, as is customary at present.
Propriety wanted (even now it is true) that we remove our gloves to shake someone's hand in the street, and of course remove them entering houses. It was with the hat an indispensable attribute for both men and women. Everyone "goods" were in town this type of gloves, winter and summer.
If men were unanimously leather gloves, women gloves donned easily end fabric (silk, linen, embroidery etc.).
Doing the glove with the leather craft and was a very important industry. Years 1800-1900 dictionaries spend long articles that I did not want to refer here to the extent that this mode has almost disappeared.

Excerpts from the 1690 dictionary Furetière

GANT. Which is used to cover the hand to keep warm, or cleanly. Rome gloves, gloves Spain. perfumed gloves, gloves waxed gloves, deer, deer, fur gloves, glove Fauconnier. Throw the glove, once said of those who called a party duel. It was formerly defended the Royal Judges gloves in their headquarters. This word comes from Wonante Flemish, German or old, meaning the same thing. Some have derived from vagina; Du Cange of wantus wanto & gwantum word of low Latinity.

Customs in most there is a right Seigneurial called Sales, & gloves, which is due to mutations. These gloves are estimated in two in some places, and in other four pence. In the Custom of Châteauneuf they belong to the Sergeant.

It says a proverb, when a man brings a new one already knows he will not have gloves, to say,
the paraguante, this gives you some messengers who bring good news.
They say, is as supple as a glove to say, it is sweet and humbled that the mania as you want.
It is also said in greeting someone in a hurry & without remove gloves that friendship goes the glove.

GAUNTLET. Large glove hand arm of a knight in full armor. It is iron, and the fingers are covered in scales blades. It was formerly helmet & gauntlets steps in ceremony.

It is said proverbially, what the gauntlet wins the gorget eat it: this is a word that was in common Chevalier Bayard, to say, that does little to benefit the gain is in the army.

PUT GLOVES. These gloves that gantent well, Dames & mask gantent is to go to the air.

GLOVER, st. dealer who makes or sells gloves.

Photography of the week 40 of 2012

General presentation   The same in french : Gants en détresse




Child's small glove - © Norbert Pousseur

... very young child in the glove with fingers of color...       Photographie Norbert Pousseur

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Glove in the path - © Norbert Pousseur

... glove in edge of path, in thecountryside ...      Photographie Norbert Pousseur

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Scarf and lost gloves - © Norbert Pousseur

... she forgot everything, her scarf and her gloves!...      Photographie Norbert Pousseur

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