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Half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted lisle (cotton) with black/white accordian ribbed boot with red, purple, green, white narrow bands. Black ribbed top with white grouped bands; black spliced heel and toe. Marked "10½."

Credit Line

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

French (?), 1900–07

Object Place

France

Dimensions

43 x 25 cm (16 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.888

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes