Beige worsted stockings

Description: worsted stockings knit in stockingknit stitch, beige in color, very good condtion, blue cross-stitched "E" at the top of back of the stocking; knitted patch is at the back of each heel; note was included "Worsted stockings spun and knit by my grandmother, Asenath Butler Sheldon, for my father, Eleazar Sheldon, before the year of his marriage in 1819. Dorliska E. Sheldon;" notice the knit patch
- Note was included "Worsted stockings spun and knit by my grandmother, Asenath Butler Sheldon, for my father, Eleazar Sheldon, before the year of his marriage in 1819. Dorliska E. Sheldon"
Origin: 1819
Created By: Sheldon, Asenath Butler
Contributor(s): Funding provided by an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant, administered by the Indiana State Library
Source: http://indianamemory.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/CPClothing/id/945
Collection: Conner Prairie Historic Clothing Collection
Rights: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Copyright: No Copyright – United States
Subjects: Textile fabrics -- History
Clothing and dress
Men's clothing
Hosiery

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