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Pair of socks

Pair of socks

  • Place of origin:

    New York (made)

  • Date:

    1993 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Karan, Donna, born 1948 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Knitted wool

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the designer

  • Museum number:

    T.224:1, 2-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of knitted wool socks in brown.

Place of Origin

New York (made)


1993 (made)


Karan, Donna, born 1948 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Knitted wool

Object history note

Part of an outfit (T.218 to 227-1994) representing a high fashion equivalent of the "Grunge" look, comprising multiple layers of separates. A checked wool jacket is worn over a cotton & spandex T-shirt and a knitted wool ribbed cardigan; another cardigan in a Fair Isle style design in browns and cream is draped around the waist.A wrap skirt in deep burgundy printed crepe is worn over white cotton leggings and two pairs of knitted wool socks in brown. Boots with thick soles in a heavy brown "worn" leather and a cap of deep burgundy-brown wool with a "worn" leather peak complete the ensemble.

Registered File number 1994/548.

Descriptive line

Pair of socks, brown knitted wool, designed by Donna Karan, New York, 1993.


Wool yarn




Fashion; Women's clothes; Accessories; Footwear; Day wear; Streetstyle exhibition 1994

Production Type

Ready to wear


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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