Curator Socks

Pearl Earring Socks

Size

Artist: Johannes Vermeer 

Created: 1665

Dimensions (cm): 44 cm x 39 cm

Format: Oil on canvas

Location: Mauritshuis, The Hague, Netherlands


Girl with a Pearl Earring is one of the most famous works of Vermeer’s legacy of only 36 paintings. This tronie - a painting of an imaginary figure - represents a young woman, wearing an oriental turban and an improbably large pearl in her ear, in a dark shallow space of intimate setting that draws the viewer’s attention exclusively to her. Unlike the remaining paintings of this “Master of Light”, in this piece, does not represent a daily chore and the girl actually meets the viewer’s eye; and as Mona Lisa’s, her expression along with her unknown identity, are one of Art’s true mysteries.

80% Combed Cotton, 17% Polyamide, 3% Elastane.
Made in Portugal using 200 needles, the most advanced craftsmanship, to produce some of the finest seamless socks on the market.

Wash inside out (40ºC/100ºF max). Do not tumble dry, iron. 

SIZE GUIDE:
For men:
- Large: L: 41-46 UK (7½-11½) US (8-12)
- Medium: M: 36-40 UK (4-7) US (4½-7½)

For women:
- Large:  L: 41-46 UK (7½-11½) US (10-12½)
- Medium:  M: 36-40 UK (4-7) US (6-9½) 

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