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Pair of clocked stockings

Embroidered clocks of polychrome silk yarns in floral design. Knitted green silk ground, seven orange and white stripes at top, white heels, soles and toes. Red silk "8" embroidered on toe of b. Ref.: Seligman and Hughes, Domestic Needlework, Pl. 22A. (Former Coll. G. Saville Seligman...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, Late 17th century

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Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts