Object ID
Object Name
Date Created
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Object Entities
Vellos, Louis (owned by)
O'Connell, Carolyn (is related to)
Vellos, Louis (is related to)
Object Description
One cream colored stocking. Tightly knit cream colored cotton. Wider at the top and becomes narrow at the bottom. At the bottom there is a small white cotton strap that connects one side to the other. On one side of the stocking, halfway down, there is a small yellow/brown stain. There is also a small amount of black hair/fuzz throughout the stocking.
The stocking was donated on behalf of Louis Vellos who brought the object from Greece in the early 1950s. The stocking is part of a child's Foustanella. The Foustanella is the official uniform for the Evzones who are the Presidential Guards. The Foustanella is the official costum of men. The look includes a loose-fitting shirt, an embroidered vest, Fez hat, Tsarouxia (shoe), and fustanella which is a skirt-like garmet.
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Stocking, 1950s, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7758. Accessed 01/19/21.