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Object Name SOCK
Catalog Number 0985.07.00025a
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.
Material cloth/cotton
Owned Jefferson Davis
Made Maggie Davis Hayes
Provenance 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."
People Davis, Jefferson
Hayes, Margaret Howell Davis [Mrs. Joel Addison]
Davis, Margaret Howell
Subjects birthdays
children
girls
Footwear
Socks
Stockings
gifts