Etiquette of Gloves

Ladies always wear gloves to formal dinners and take them off at table.

It is hideous to leave them on the arm, merely turning back the hands.

Both gloves and fan are supposed to be laid across the lap, and one is supposed to lay the napkin folded once in half across the lap too, on top of the gloves and fan, and all three are supposed to stay in place on a slippery satin skirt on a little lap, that more often than not slants downward.

Emily Post

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