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Man's half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted blue lisle (cotton) with black printed fleur-de-lis design on boot and spliced heel. Plain ribbed top and spliced toe. Marked "Warranted Fast Color, 10 1/2" and "Germany." Condition: faded.

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–07

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


42 x 24 cm (16 9/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts