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Pair of socks

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Sock of knitted wool with design of red and white striped field, crossed with bands of small sprigs in white, green, yellow, blue, pink, and black; narrow borders and bands of vines, leaves, and blossoms in same colors; four wide bands around ankle. Sole shows pattern identical to top.

Provenance

Gift from High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts to the MFA, December 10, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts

Indian, 19th–20th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 4 1/2 in. (27.9 x 11.4 cm)

Accession Number

59.993a-b

Medium or Technique

Wool, knitted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes