Wool and Silk Stocking
Colourfully patterned stocking.
Art work details
A stunningly patterned stocking in black wool and white and pale blue silk. The white zigzags and blue lozenges are knitted using the intarsia technique*. The stocking has an English foot and a heel and toe of grey marled (mottled) wool. Marked 'M' for I & R Morley on sole.
ID Number: NCM 1994-789
* Intarsia is a technique used when working with blocks of colour, so that you don't have to carry yarn across the back of the work.