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Regional sock. Knitted red wool embroidered with polychrome wool and gilt-metal yarns and spangles in one circular motif across foot repeated in half circle on calf-section with geometric pattern bands between. Peasant heel. Long yarn strap or handle at top. Condition: spangles loose.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

19th–early 20th century

Object Place

Balkan States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Knitted wool embroidered with metallic yarns and spangles


Textiles and Fashion Arts