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Pair of infant's socks

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Knitted with fine cream-colored wool, and a little blue wool. Foot, stocking stitch with open-work knitting, and a line of blue, over instep; scale pattern around ankles.

Credit Line

Gift of M. Eloise Talbot

American, Probably first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States


9.8 x 7.5 cm (3 7/8 x 2 15/16 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Wool knit


Textiles and Fashion Arts