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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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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, Late 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

43.1947a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes