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Man's half hose (one of a pair)

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Man's full-fashioned ribbed half hose. Knitted dark 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

Dimensions

46.5 x 25.5 cm (18 5/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.738b

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes