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Man's half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted navy lisle (cotton) with white and navy embroidered vermiculate design on boot. Ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked "LHW, Warranted Fast Color, 10 1/2" and "Double Heel and Toe, Germany." Eyelet****.

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–07

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


47 x 22.5 cm (18 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts