Collection Online
silk, silver gilt, cotton
(a) 56.1 × 16.2 cm (stocking)
(b) 57.4 × 16.0 cm (stocking)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by the National Gallery Women's Association, 1989
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Hand knitted stockings of pink silk thread and highlight silver gilt thread. The stockings are knitted to shape for the feet, heel, and ankles and finish just under the knee. A trellis pattern worked in silver gilt thread is worked into the seam running up the leg. At the ankle motifs of birds and flowers referred to as clocks are also worked in silver thread.