Pair of women's openwork stockings

German
early 19th century


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

21 x 41 cm (8 1/4 x 16 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: Height x width: 16 1/8 x 8 5/16 in.

Accession Number

43.1959a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton and glass beads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White knitted cotton with patterned vertical bands at ankle and top of foot. Polychrome beads in floral motif knitted into tops; inscrition in blue beads knitted below floral motif: “Elenora. Bevern.” Ref.: Seligman and Hughes, Domestic Needlework, Pl. 22F. Former Coll. G. Saville Seligman (London).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection