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Man's half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted plaid lisle (cotton) with black, blue-violet, cyan, white bands and tambour-stitched white stripes. Banded ribbed top. Marked "Gold Medal, MMC, Paris 10 1889" and "Spliced Heel and Toe."

Credit Line

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

French (Paris), 1900–07

Object Place

Paris, France


39.5 x 24.5 cm (15 9/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts