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Christmas Stocking

Description

Cotton Christmas stocking; white, with a red toe and heel. There is a red band around the top of the stocking. Two cotton loops are attached at the top so that the stocking can be hung.

Details

Maker
Stewart, Jane (Sewer (textile worker))
Date
1906
Inscriptions
"Carolyn and Herbert" (handwritten)
"Xmas Stocking Used Every Xmas / Made by our old family servant / Jane Stewart, 1906 at Plaine Hill / She took care of all the children of Henry C. Bowen. / She Died in Woodstock at the age of 83." (handwritten)
Location of origin
Connecticut
Material
cotton (textile)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Woodstock (Windham county, Connecticut)
Descriptive terms
Christmas
cotton (textile)
Stocking, Christmas
stockings
Dimensions
27 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.29.42
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
248380

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