fashion accessory

A muff is a tube made of fur or other warm material into which the hands are placed for warmth.[1]

Winter 1882 by Francesc Masriera

They are rarely used today. Changes in fashion might be one reason. Also, vehicles which transport people today are usually heated.


  1. Chisholm, Hugh, ed. 1911. "Muff", in Encyclopædia Britannica. 18 (11th ed). Cambridge University Press, p955.