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What is this?

Pair of green knitted silk stockings with a red insertion at the ankle surrounded by embroidered decoration in pink and white.

This is a pair of stockings from France. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1962. Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: silk technique: knitted and embroidered label: knitted silk, embroidered with silk

Its dimensions are

H x W (each): 64.1 x 21.5 cm (25 1/4 x 8 7/16 in.)

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf

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