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Printed textile of Christmas stocking

Object Number: 
1943.420
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/4 x 29 in. ( 41.3 x 73.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in center: "XMAS STOCKING TO BE HUNG UP BY THE CHILDREN FOR SANTA CLAUS/ DIRECTIONS/ 1st CUT DOTTED LINE/ 2nd SEW TWO PARTS TOGETHER PRINTED FACE IN/ 3rd TURN INSIDE OUT/ 4th BUCKLE TO BE SEWED ON TOP OF STOCKING TO HANG BY" printed: beneath bu
Description: 
Cotton lithographed Christmas stocking pattern; two sides of the stocking decorated with an image of Santa Claus on the roof with his sleigh and reindeer, and a child in bed near a fireplace hung with stockings; with instructions for cutting and sewing together and the image of a belt betwen the two halves; printed in blue, grey, red, yellow, white and brown on an off-white ground.
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group