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Pair of clocked stockings

Balkan states
Late 18th century


Object Place: Balkan states

Dimensions

24.5 x 48.5 cm (9 5/8 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1954a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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. Saville Seligman (London).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection