Boy's sock (one of a pair)

American
1837


Dimensions

22.5 x 221.5 cm (8 7/8 x 87 3/16 in. )

Accession Number

15.874

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton sock, ribbed top. See notes on 15.865 - 15.874.
Worn by Henry Augustus Thompson.

Provenance

15.865 - 15.874 Were worn by Henry Augustus Thompson of Charlestown Mass. when he was 5 years old, ( b. 1832, d. 1837 ), cousin of Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles E. Cotting