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Pair of stockings

European
1650–1750


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

18 x 46 cm (7 1/16 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.2002a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Openwork over instep embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in lozenges and chevrons. Knitted rust silk ground, two narrow white bands at top, white toes. Embroidered inscription “JOVAN-DA” between bands at top b. Condition: toes much worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection