Link to Regency garters
Posted by Jessamyn on September 27, 1997 at 14:05:10:
In response to Stockings, written by Elainel on September 26, 1997 at 23:40:50
] Jane Austen's Town and Country Style, by Susan WAtkins reports the best stockings were made of silk and were generally white of flesh coloured and held in palce with garters. Worsted wool stockings were also worn, but apparently by the needy or those requiring more practical and warm coverings. It refers to Jane Fairfax in Emma knitting a pair for her grandmother. EL
I suddenly remembered I'd seen Regency garters for sale at Reflections of the Past. Here's a link to the page:
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