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Man's half hose

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted mauve lisle (cotton) with black and white bands on boot. Ribbed top. Marked "Superior Maco Lisle, 10½" and "Spliced Heels and Toes, Germany, 1173." Eyelet ****.

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–07

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


41.5 x 25 cm (16 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts