Rare, unusual and interesting antique costumes and textiles; for museums and collectors looking for that extra special piece, for new and established collectors and for those with a modest budget who want to adorn their person or home.

Hand Knitted Stockings
Late 18th/early 19th c

Such a rare find and with the owner's name.


Cataloguing

Elizabeth knit by my mother, embroidered in red cotton to the top of one stocking, with a back seam half way up the stocking, and two to feet, cotton.



17 in;44 cm heel to top.



71/2 in; 19 cm foot.


Condition

One stocking is in very good condition. The second, with the writing has a circular light brown stain 1 cm dia and two parallel lines to both sides which you should be able to see quite clearly. The foot of this stocking has some small marks.


Price: £495 | $630 | €530

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