I know that, over the years I've been buying and selling such dry
goods, I sometimes will single out a pair of socks or stockings and
exclaim how "they are the best I've ever seen" and, at that time, they
appear to be. So, just when I thought I couldn't have my heart skip
a beat yet again, I came across this fabulous and simply wondrous
Entirely hand-knit out of natural and red cotton yarns, they
measure 22 inches long by 6 inches wide with a toe to heel
measurement of approx. 9 inches.
They are in excellent condition. I don't think they have ever been
worn. They even have a bit of a finished scalloped edge at the top,
which simply adds to their charm.
They date to the mid 19th C and are from Pennsylvania via a New
After purchasing them, I was tempted to put them away until
Christmas and offer them at that time but I just couldn't put them
Command your attention - they do. Either in a group.or alone,
they can't be missed.