Dark Indigo Blue Wool Stockings


Made in the USA


These smooth machine knit dark indigo blue wool stockings will keep your feet warm and comfortable. The book Cloth and Costume determined blue was a close second for the most common color of stocking among Pennsylvanians from 1750 to 1800. A study on runaways found that blue was the third most common color of stockings from 1760 to 1783 (Stockings of Runaways Advertised in Rhode Island by Paul Dickfoss The Brigade Dispatch, Vol. XXXI No. 3, Autumn 2001). Cited in Wives, Slaves, and Servant Girls in The New Jersey Gazette of 1778 “Ran away . . .  a Scotch servant girl . . .  Had on . . .  blue yarn stockings”. These stockings are 99% wool with 1% nylon at the top to help hold them up.

162 in stock

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