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Child's clothing, a cotton knit stocking and a knit nightcap, ca Dutch

1548 pair of hose. Paar Strümpfe / Bräutigamskleid bestehend aus Schaube, Wams, Hose, Paar Strümpfen

1548 pair of hose. Paar Strümpfe / Bräutigamskleid bestehend aus Schaube, Wams, Hose, Paar Strümpfen -- Silk knitted hose with thick triple-plied yarn

An extremely rare linen boot hose believed to have belonged to King Charles I, English, circa 1630-40, formed from shaped panels of linen, the foot 28cm., 11in long Boot hose were worn to protect expensive silk stockings from the chafing of the leather riding boot. Family tradition states this hose was left at Chisenbury by King Charles I.

An extremely rare linen boot hose believed to have belonged to King Charles I, English, circa 1630-40, formed from shaped panels of linen, the foot 28cm., 11in long Boot hose were worn to protect expensive silk stockings from the chafing of the leather riding boot. Family tradition states this hose was left at Chisenbury by King Charles I.

Strumpa, Karl X Gustav, detalj 1650-tal

Strumpa, Karl X Gustav, detalj

Knitted yellow stockings, possibly delivered to the king Karl X Gustav in 1654, Royal Armory, Stockholm

Knitted yellow stockings, possibly delivered to the king Karl X Gustav in Royal Armory, Stockholm