Pair of women's openwork stockings
early 19th century
Object Place: Germany
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.
Medium or Technique
Cotton and glass beads
Not On View
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).
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection