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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Stocking

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Accession no.: N: 731a-b
Object name: Stocking
Title: Stocking
Description: A pair of hand-knitted green-blue flecked woollen stockings, 18" in length, for use inside sea boots. Made/supplied by Gardiner & Co. of London.
Classified name:
SPRI theme clothing and footwear
Current place name Polar regions
UDC 687.254.8
Geographic UDC (*2)
Getty AAT socks
Number of items: 2
Full description:

A pair of green-blue flecked woollen knee-high stockings for sea boots. The stockings are knitted on the round in stocking stitch, with approximately 15-17 rows of double rib at the top (approximately 65mm). They have a gusset heel, and the toe has been drawn together.

Dimensions:
  • Height: 450mm, length: 285mm