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Pair of infant's socks

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Knitted with cream-colored wool. Foot, purl stitch; ankle and instep, diagonal stripes of open-work knitting. White silk ribbons run round ankles.

Credit Line

Gift of M. Eloise Talbot

American, probably first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

7.3 x 8.2 cm (2 7/8 x 3 1/4 in. )

Accession Number

41.674a-b

Medium or Technique

Wool knit

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes