Pair of deep reddish orange hand-knit wool socks. Knit in tubular stockinette stitch increasing to flared top; heel and top band (2 1/2 cm) in cable stitch. Irregulary faded, numerous moth holes, worn along folds, stained. ID Number 1985.183.5.A has a darned-in foot with white cotton thread. ID Number 1985.183.5.B has a darned-in foot with red cotton thread.
ID Number: 1985.183.5.A,B
Soldiers aid societies collected knitted items for the troops, including socks like these.< < BACK