Scented Gloves refer to a fashion among women for wearing scented leather gloves developed in the early 16th century in Spain and Portugal. The use of scented gloves became widespread among all the nobility of Europe,
Queen Elizabeth of England started wearing them after the Earl of Oxford had a brough her a pair from Italy around 1575. The perfumes which was used to scent Queen Elizabeth's gloves conatined ambergis, civet and orange flower butter, also musk and other long-lasting scents to survive frequent washings.
In England, fragrant leathers were produced in Bucklersbury and by the time of Charles I, they were used so widely that glove makers were usually also Perfumers.
Until the 18th century, perfumers were also glove makers in France.
Scented Gloves are also called Perfumed Gloves
List of books: Scented,Gloves