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Man's half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted pea green lisle (cotton) with tambour-stitched pale green in check pattern on boot. Plain ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked "27."

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–20

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


44.5 x 22.5 cm (17 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts