Pair of openwork stockings

European
1650–1750


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

20 x 46 cm (7 7/8 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1942a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Openwork over instep embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in lozenges and chevrons. Knitted green silk ground, two narrow white bands at top, white toe. Embroidered inscription “JOUAN DA” between bands at top b. Condition: toes much worn. (Cf. 43.2002a,b).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection