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Man's half hose (one of a pair)

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Man's full-fashioned plain half hose. Knitted brown silk boots, lisle (cotton) ribbed tops, soles, high spliced heels, spliced toes. Marked "Pure Thread Silk" and "1191".

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), 1900–17

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


46 x 26.5 cm (18 1/8 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Knitted


Textiles and Fashion Arts