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Pair of stockings

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Knitted gilt-silver-over-yellow and pink silk yarns in design of fleur-de-lis in lozenges, decorative gores and bands at top.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably Italian, early 17th century

Object Place

Italy (probably)


19.5 x 40.5 cm (7 11/16 x 15 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk knit. Knitted with gold metallic yarns. Gauge appears to be 14 stitches to the inch and 17 rows to the inch.


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