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Pair of women's socks

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White cotton sock knitted in zigzag openwork pattern with rolled top edge

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

possibly French, worn in America, early 19th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

possibly France

Dimensions

Overall: 36 x 12.7 cm (14 3/16 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

49.991a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes