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These fancifully embroidered men’s stockings date from 1880-1890. Made of cream cotton, the ankle length stockings are embroidered in a magenta silk thread on the front. A cream embroidered arrow is situated on either side of both of the stockings. Top of stockings are cotton ribbed. Embellished stockings were worn for special occasions. Everyday stockings were generally white or black for ease of laundering. This stockings come from Paris. Size: 9 1/2. Excellent condition with minimal sings of age. The stockings appear never to have been worn. Perhaps though, only for that special day, then carefully packed away.
Measurements: 16" long from the top to toe. Toe to heel, the length is 9-1/2" long. Length of the embroidered area is 9-1/2"