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Knitted. Pinkish mauve with white toes and heels. According to an inscription on the envelope containing them, found among the effects of Oliver Wendell Holmes, the Jurist, these stockings were bought in England by his "grandfather Jackson" (the lawyer Charles Jackson, his maternal grandfather)....

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Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes for the Edward Jackson Holmes Collection

English, about 1823

Object Place

England

Dimensions

35 x 22 cm (13 3/4 x 8 11/16 in. )

Accession Number

65.17a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes