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Pair of women's stockings

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Woman's openwork stockings. Knitted white silk with openwork vertical bands, horizontal band at top, embroidered row of small flowers above on instep. White cotton twill reinforced toe. Embroidered "VR" in red at top. Condition: soiled.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably French, about 1850–1900

Object Place

Probably France

Dimensions

70 x 20 cm (27 9/16 x 7 7/8 in. )

Accession Number

43.1259a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit and embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes