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Man's half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted black lisle (cotton) with plaid boot of forest green, indigo bands and alternating tambour-stitched white and yellow broken zigzags and forest green, indigo stripes. Ribbed top with forest green, indigo grouped bands. Marked "Made in France, 10" and...

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

French, 1900–07

Object Place



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

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts