|Description||One of a pair of socks, men's. Made of knitted cotton; White from heel to toe on bottom, black elsewhere. Possibly machine knit and then hand sewn together at back seam, heel turning, and toes. Twenty-three stitches per inch.|
|Made||Maggie Davis Hayes|
Socks made by Maggie Davis as a birthday gift for her father, Jefferson Davis, and worn by him. Believed made postwar.
"No. 39: Socks worn by Jefferson Davis and prized by him as a birthday present from his daughter M.H.D. Hayes."
Hayes, Margaret Howell Davis [Mrs. Joel Addison]
Davis, Margaret Howell