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Man's half hose (one of a pair)

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Man's full-fashioned ribbed half hose. Knitted purple silk long-ladder ribbed boots and plain soles, lisle (cotton) ribbed tops, spliced toes and heels. Marked "Pure Thread Silk" and "Four Thread Heel and Toe."

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–17

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


49.5 x 24 cm (19 1/2 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Knitted


Textiles and Fashion Arts