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Pair of clocked stockings

Italian
Late 17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

25 x 52.5 cm (9 13/16 x 20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1947a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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 (London)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection