Socks Origin
Nov 08, 2018

Ancient socks called "foot clothes" or "foot bags", through thousands of of years of evolution, only to develop into modern forms of socks. The women of the ancient Roman city were wrapped in fine straps on their feet and legs, and the leggings were the most primitive socks. Until the middle of the Middle Ages, this "sock" was also popular in Europe, but instead of a thin strap with a piece of cloth.

In the 16th century, the Spaniards began to separate their panties from their trousers and began to weave their socks in a weaving way. William Lee, an Englishman who William Lee his wife by hand weaving his research on knitting machinery, invented the world's first handmade knitting machine in 1589 to weave overalls.

1598 and was converted into a knitting machine that can produce finer stockings. Soon after, the Frenchman Fournier (Fournier) began producing stockings in Lyon, and did not start producing cotton socks until the 17th century century. 1938 DuPont invented nylon, the same year the first batch of nylon socks put on the market, from then on the socks market has undergone a radical change, nylon stockings favored by people, popular. It was popular in Europe late until the first batch of nylon stockings was officially launched in 1945. According to the research, in China's Xia Dynasty (21st century BC-BC 17th century) appeared the most primitive socks. In the book "Wen Zi", there is the phrase "Wen Wang Wachong, socks", which refers to the Zhou Wenwang of socks in the belt scattered. Judging from the two pairs of silk socks unearthed in the tomb of the Western Han Dynasty in Mawangdui, Changsha, they are made of whole silk tailors, sewn on the feet and back sides, and seamless on the bottom. After the opening of the stockings, the opening is accompanied by a sock strap. Socks numbers are 23cm and 23.4cm, Stockings high 21cm and 22.5cm.

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