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Pair of men's socks

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Knitted silk: blue and yellow horizontal stripes on gray ground. Embroidered blue and yellow vertical stripes and pink flowers in center of resulting boxes. Two narrow blue stripes at top. Ref.: Seligman and Hughes, Domestic Needlework, Pl. 22D. Former Coll. G. Saville Seligman (London).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, late 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

26 x 27 cm (10 1/4 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.2003a-b

Medium or Technique

Knitted silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes