Socks Date: Culture: European, Eastern Medium: [no medium available] Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Lee Simonson, 1939 Accession Number: b - afterthought heel. Sole is more simple version of colorwork. To save time or yarn?
Traditional hand-knitted woollen stockings, for men. From the Konya province. Late 20th century. The composite pattern shows various diamond-shaped ‘ayna’ (mirror), which are a protection against the evil eye. (Inv.nr. çor015 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).
Traditional hand-knitted woollen socks, for women. From the Türkmen villages to the north of Dursunbey km east of Balıkesir). Probably from Durabeyler, ca.n° - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).