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Man's half hose (one of a pair)

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Made for Berkshire. Man's full-fashioned plain half hose. Knitted light gray lisle (cotton). Ribbed tops. Eyelet*****. Marked "The Berkshire (with seal)," "The Berkshire, 1713" and "Spliced Heel and Toe, Germany, 10 1/2."

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–20

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

48.5 x 38.5 cm (19 1/8 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.719b

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes