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Pair of white cotton knitted stockings

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Feet plain, new heels knitted in, upper quarter of leg plain, rest of stocking in fancy shell stitch in vertical ribs; pieces of white cotton cloth sewn to tops of stockings; yellowed.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins

American, Early 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

73 x 18 cm (28 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1781a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes