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Man's half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted black lisle (cotton) with long-ladder ribbed scale pattern on boot. Ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked "Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer," "Special Lisle" and "Germany"; labeled "XX, Sample, Style No. 63/39, Qual. Ex Super Lisle, 8.-, Made in...

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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

48 x 22 cm (18 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.867

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes