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Pair of clocked stockings

Embroidered clocks of polychrome floss silk in Cretan stitch in conventional floral motif. Plain linen woven ground. Tops unfinished. Condition: some embroidery missing or not completed; large hole on right clock of b. Ref.: Seligman and Hughes, Domestic Needlework, Pl. 22E. Former Coll. G....

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Balkan states, Late 18th century

Object Place

Balkan states

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Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts