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- subject matching 'Fashion Plates: Undergarments - Stockings'
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A close-fitting knitted covering for the foot and leg of wool, cotton or silk - often they were of silk below the knee. White and pale pink were usual, or black with a black dress, though bright colours were popular in the 1860s. There might be embroidery over the ankle and instep.

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