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Part of a woman's wedding ensemble (pair of stockings)

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Off-white silk knit with embroidered arrow-head clocks and 2 pink bands at welts. Marked "40" at welts. Reinforced toes and heels. Worn by Lucy Ann Lane (1816-1916) at her marriage to Otis Norcross on 9 December 1835 in Boston. Condition: darned at toes.

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Mrs. Otis Norcross

about 1835


69 x 22.2 cm (27 3/16 x 8 3/4 in. ) stocking b

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Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit and embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts