Pair of women's socks

possibly French, worn in America
early 19th century


Place of Manufacture: possibly France; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 36 x 12.7 cm (14 3/16 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

49.991a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton sock knitted in zigzag openwork pattern with rolled top edge

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent