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Pair of stockings

Pair of stockings

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine knitted wool

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr K. L. Stock

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of men's stockings made from machine knitted scarlet wool of just above knee length.
The stockings have a white silk knitted gusset at the heel which is decorated at the top, at calf height, with a formal spray embroidered in white silk. There are three narrow bands of white wool knitted around the top of the stocking and there are three holes to indicate the gauge just below this.

Place of Origin

England (made)


18th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Machine knitted wool

Descriptive line

Pair of men's stockings, England, 18th century.


Accessories; Men's clothes; Fashion; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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