Christmas Stocking

Collection Type

  • Cultural artifacts

Date

1906

GUSN

GUSN-248380

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

Descriptive Terms

stockings
Christmas
cotton (textile)
Stocking, Christmas

Inscription

"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)

Maker

Stewart, Jane (Sewer (textile worker))

Location of Origin

Connecticut

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifact

Dimensions

27 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.42

Places

Connecticut (United States)
Woodstock (Windham county, Connecticut)