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Hand knit, white cotton, below-knee length, with clock at ankle, initialed at top.
1) Embroidered at top of each: ""E. A."" 2) Typed paper tag pinned to one stocking: ""Hand Knitted Stockings / with initials of Elizabeth / Adams, who was born in 1787. / Married in Byfield, Mass. / in 1817.""
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Adams, Elizabeth, 1787-1862 (Maker)
Byfield, MA, USA
21 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Massachusetts (United States)