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Pair of women's openwork stockings

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White knitted cotton with patterned vertical bands at ankle and top of foot. Polychrome beads in floral motif knitted into tops; inscrition in blue beads knitted below floral motif: "Elenora. Bevern." Ref.: Seligman and Hughes, Domestic Needlework, Pl. 22F. Former Coll. G. Saville Seligman...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

German, early 19th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

21 x 41 cm (8 1/4 x 16 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: Height x width: 16 1/8 x 8 5/16 in.

Accession Number

43.1959a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton and glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes