Object Place: Possibly Macedonia, Greece
26.5 x 49.5 cm (10 7/16 x 19 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Woman’s regional sock. Kitted wool, white on leg; red, black, blue geometric knitted pattern bands on lower leg and foot, rows of metallic embroidery between bands. Peasant heel joined by chain stitching. (Worn with leather shoe by peasant or nomadic groups.)
Purchased by donor from Hassam, rue des St. Peres, Paris.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection