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A "stock" was a more formal piece of men's wear for the mid 19th century. They were often black or white, made of silk, starched, and made to be very stiff around the neck. With the chin forced up, the wearer was thought to look more important and formal. Stocks buckled or hooked up the back and sometimes had bows or ruffles attached to the front.


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Stock (tie)

date   1830-1850
height   2.625"
length   29.0"
process/materials   silk, linen
item type   Personal Items/Clothing - Accessory
accession #   #2000.20.502

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