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Man's half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted red lisle (cotton) with embroidered brown/beige/white "paisley" motifs on boot. Ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked "LHW, Warranted Fast Color, 10½" 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


45 x 25 cm (17 11/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts