Monday, 2 January 2017

Clocking

Thanks to all of you have told me about "clocking". They appear to be embroidered motifs around the ankle area of stockings.
 Thank you to those readers who supplied   a couple of good links here about stockings and the motifs here
http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/pair-of-infants-stockings-121440

https://georgianera.wordpress.com/2015/03/31/18th-century-stockings-how-shocking/

I googled images of early nineteenth century stockings and found many good pics there too if any of you want to follow it up further.

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