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Man's half hose

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Man's full-fashioned clocked half hose. Knitted black lisle (cotton) with black embroidered clocks. Ribbed top. Marked "10 1/2," "Silver Crown, Fast Black, Double Soles," "High Spliced Heel, 1218, Germany."

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–17

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

44.5 x 23.5 cm (17 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.796

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes