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Description

Pair of knee-length white cotton stockings; braided knit pattern runs along arch of foot to ankle, inside is a birdseye diaper pattern; brown cross-stitched monograms on leg; padded heels; modern repairs on toes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
"BBW" (cross stitch)
Material
cotton (textile)
cross stitch
embroidery (visual works)
sewing (visual works)
thread
Object type
Clothing -- Footwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
cross stitch
embroidery (visual works)
Knit
monogramming
sewing (visual works)
Stocking
stockings
thread
Dimensions
18 1/2 x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.196AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; Mr. Edwards Rogerson
GUSN
259078

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