Posted by Caroline on September 27, 1997 at 16:32:19:
In response to Stockings, written by Kathy F. on September 24, 1997 at 21:33:13
] ] ~Wow what a nice page! Very interesting. In regard to underthings, did the ladies wear stockings?
Diana de Marley's book, "Working Dress" shows a lovely contemporary drawing of knitters in Wensleydale, going about their daily business and knitting stockings at the same time. I get the impression that woollen stockings were far more widely used than silk, especially in outdoor activities.
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