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Half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted brown lisle (cotton) with brown, light brown, green, white bands on long-ladder ribbed boot and ribbed top. Marked "Patent Silk, 10 1/2" and "Extra Spliced Heels and Toes, Germany."

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–07

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


46 x 24 cm (18 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts