Stocking

Italian and French
16th–19th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

32.5 x 5.4 x 1.8 cm (12 13/16 x 2 1/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1957

Medium or Technique

Silk and gilt thread knit with gilt metal fixture and tassels

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Embroidered clock of silver yarns in stylized decorative motif, knitted white and silver gore. Knitted orange silk ground, four blue and four white stripes at top. Ref.: Seligman and Hughes, Domestic Needlework, Pl. 22C. Former Coll. G. Saville Seligman (London).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection