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Pair of stockings

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Pair of white silk knitted stockings, instep and lower leg in elaborate fancy stitches forming lozenge design with minute flowers embroidered on outside of each stocking, lozenges outlined with red embroidery thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard C. Paine

French, about 1860

Object Place

France

Dimensions

79.5 cm (31 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: W: 7.0 cm

Accession Number

50.3207a-b

Medium or Technique

Knitting and embroidery: silk yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes