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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted lisle (cotton) with plaid heather mixture boot of forest green, gold, pale blue, purple bands and tambour-stitched black, salmon, forest green, gold, white stripes. Black ribbed top with grouped gold, pale blue, purple bands; black spliced heel and...

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

French, 1900–07

Object Place



44 x 22 cm (17 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts