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Man's half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted black lisle (cotton) with tambour-stitched yellow, red, yellow/red stripes on boot. Ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked "LHW, Our Fast Black , 10, Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer," "Forty Gauge" and "Double Heel and Toe,...

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Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–07

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


43.5 x 22.5 cm (17 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts