Irma G. Bowen Historic Clothing Collection
 

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Creator

Unknown

Date Created

1820-1830

Subject

Costume accessories; Worn costume accessories; Legs; Feet; Stockings

Medium

Cotton

Description

1820-1830. White cotton stockings, with white embroidered chevrons joined into zigzags of the same yarn forming the clocks (ornamentation extending up the calf from the ankle) on both inside and outside of each stocking. The welt (top) is plain.

Each is identified with the cross-stitch embroidered initials "E.C. 13" at the top. Handmade.

Extent

Length: 50.8 cm / 20 in.
Width at cuff: 15.2 cm / 6 in.

Museum Number

391

Publisher

University of New Hampshire Library

Contributor

Astrida Schaeffer, photographer/curator

Date Digitized

2-25-2019

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

Comments

The Irma G. Bowen Historic Clothing Collection digital catalog was produced by the UNH Library Digital Collection Initiative, supported in part by a grant from the Mooseplate program and New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. Additional funding provided by the E. Ruth Buxton Stephenson Memorial Fund.
Photography copyright, Astrida Schaeffer.

Keywords

Stockings, 1820-1830, Hose, Hosiery, Cotton, Embroidery, Chevrons (motifs), Stocking clocks, Embroidered initials, Handmade

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