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Pair of clocked stockings

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Embroidered clocks of polychrome floss and twisted silk yarns in stylized vegetative motif. Knitted green silk ground, four red and four white stripes at top, green reinforced heels.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, mid-17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

21 x 53.5 cm (8 1/4 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1946a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes