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Sock

19th–early 20th century


Object Place: Balkan States

Dimensions

45.5 x 23 cm (17 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.302

Medium or Technique

Knitted wool embroidered with metallic yarns and spangles

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Regional sock. Knitted red wool embroidered with polychrome wool and gilt-metal yarns and spangles in one circular motif across foot repeated in half circle on calf-section with geometric pattern bands between. Peasant heel. Long yarn strap or handle at top. Condition: spangles loose.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection