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Man's half hose (one of a pair)

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted yellow lisle (cotton) with pale blue embroidered Chinese characters (hand-drawn mark) and (hand-drawn mark). Ribbed tops; spliced heels and toes. Marked "10 1/2" and "Germany." Eyelet****.

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–07

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


44 x 25.5 cm (17 5/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts