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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 stitch embroidered quintuple silk stripes on boot sides, white band at boot top. Ribbed top with two white bands. Marked "Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer," "Extra fine Lisle" and "Extra Spliced Heels and Toes"; labled "XX,...

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Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–20

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

69.859

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes