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Object Name STOCKING
Catalog Number 0985.10.00012b
Date ca. 1864
Description One of a pair of stockings, women's. Made of white cotton, knit with an open weave heart pattern of the calf area and top of foot. Toe is believed to be French toe. Cuff is knit 3, purl 3 ribbing.
Material Cloth/Fabric/Cotton
Owned Maria Antoinette Powell Evans
Made Maria Antoinette Powell Evans, Richmond, Virginia, CSA
Provenance Stockings knit and worn by Maria Antoinette Powell of Richmond, VA, for her marriage to Dr. James Evans of South Carolina on January 4, 1865 at Number 100 East Franklin Street, Richmond, Virginia. He was surgeon with the 3rd South Carolina Infantry, Kershaw's Brigade, McLaw's Division.

"Stockings knit during the war for Miss Maria Antoinette Powell, Richmond, Va., and worn by her at her marriage to Dr. James Evans of South Carolina, on Jan. 4, 1865, at number 100 East Franklin Street."
People Evans, Maria Antoinette Powell
Evans, James (1)
Search Terms Richmond, Virginia
Subjects weddings
marriage
Footwear
Socks
Stockings
women