Stockings & TradeS

[Edinburgh, February 24. Image via Getty]

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Amy Symington from Lyon & Turnbull models a pair of hand stiched silk stockings on February 24, 2010 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Scottish auctioneers are due to place the hand-stitched, silk stockings in their sale on March 24, 2010. Complete with crests this style of stocking is thought to have been among Queen Victoria's favourites. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)