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Man's full-fashioned plain half hose. Knitted lisle (cotton) with black boot and white quadruple banded black ribbed top; white top; white toe, English sole and heel. Labeled "Theador Borkel, Chemnitz, No. 833; 4, 20 1/2."

Credit Line

The Arthur Warren Rayner Hosiery Collection, Gift of Mrs. Frank K. Idell

German (Chemnitz), 1900–07

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


45 x 25 cm (17 11/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts