Stocking

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-10317

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stockings
footwear
cotton (textile)
knitting (process)
Cotton
Knit
STOCKING

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Dimensions

19 x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Alice Badger

Accession Number

1995.92A