Check out history of gloves, it was first seen in the Sixth century BC in Homer, the ancient Greeks eat, like with India or the Middle East, is to eat rice, but before they used his fingers, wearing special gloves, gloves and practical function, and we Chinese use chopsticks are functionally identical. Therefore, the glove is the history of eating rice.
From the 13th century onwards, European women began wearing gloves for decoration. These gloves are typically linen or silk, up to the elbows. During this period, male nobles are popular decorative glove.