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Man's half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted lisle (cotton) with puce, red, blue, white bands on boot and ribbed top. Plain puce spliced toe, heel, welt. Marked "Warranted Fast Color, 10 1/2" and "Extra Spliced Heel and Toe, Germany."

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–07

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


42.5 x 26 cm (16 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts