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Man's half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted black lisle (cotton) with alternating yellow-white-brown tambour-stitched stripes and faggot-stitched triple zigzags on boot. Ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked "Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer."

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–07

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

69.847

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes