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 +[[Image:Woman at her Toilet (Jan Steen, Rijksmuseum) (detail).jpg |thumb|right|200px|''[[Woman at her Toilet (Jan Steen, Rijksmuseum)|Woman at her Toilet]]'' (c. 1661-65) by [[Jan Steen]]. This detail shows the legs with [[sock marks]].]]
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-'''Garter marks''' are [[mark]]s left by garters or socks in the [[human flesh]], resulting from the depression of the skin. In art, they are noticeable in the painting ''[[Woman at her Toilet (Jan Steen, Rijksmuseum)|Lady at her Toilette]]'' by Jan Steen.+'''Sock marks''' are [[mark]]s left by [[socks]] in the lower part of the leg, resulting from the depression of the skin caused by the elastic band of the socks. In art, they are noticeable in the painting ''[[Woman at her Toilet (Jan Steen, Rijksmuseum)|Lady at her Toilette]]'' by [[Jan Steen]].
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Woman at her Toilet (c. 1661-65) by Jan Steen. This detail shows the legs with sock marks.
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Woman at her Toilet (c. 1661-65) by Jan Steen. This detail shows the legs with sock marks.

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Sock marks are marks left by socks in the lower part of the leg, resulting from the depression of the skin caused by the elastic band of the socks. In art, they are noticeable in the painting Lady at her Toilette by Jan Steen.



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