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Pair of stockings

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Boot-like in shape. Plain blue silk tops lined with white linen. Feet of white cotton. Bottom of feet heavily reinforced by stitching.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

55.6 cm (21 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.23.134b

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes