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Stockings

Date:
fourth quarter 19th century
Culture:
Macedonian
Medium:
wool
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Brooklyn Museum Collection, 1923
Accession Number:
2009.300.3418a, b
Not on view
The colorful and lively pattern of these knitted stockings display skilled workmanship. Although identified as from the Macedonian town of Servia, which lies west of Mt. Olympus, as a result of the 1913 Partition, Servia in 2008 lies within the Kozani prefecture of Greece.
Brooklyn Museum. "For Heads and Toes: A Selection of Head and Foot Attire," November 13, 1974–March 31, 1975.

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