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Description

One pair of wool knitted stockings, cream-colored. top of stocking is knitted in stockinette stitch (for approximately 8"), then worked in a decorative stitch resembling a shell (pattern is repeated 9x). It appears that pieces were stitched together at toe and heel. One stocking has a mistake at top rolled edge in two places (1 1/2" each) . Looks like knitter mistakenly worked on the wrong side.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
Knitted at top: ""ELE"" [?]
Material
cotton (textile)
knitting (process)
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
footwear
Knit
knitting (process)
STOCKING
stockings
Dimensions
19 x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.92B
Credit Line
Gift of Alice Badger
GUSN
10314

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