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Man's half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half-hose. Knitted puce lisle (cotton) with darker rayon boot front with white stencilled [unable to enter mark] design. Ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked with dyer's seal and "1680." Eyelet****.

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–07

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


47.5 x 23 cm (18 11/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts