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Man's half hose (one of a pair)

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Man's seamless plain half hose. Knitted white silk or rayon boot, lisle (cotton) ribbed top, foot. Marked "Hirner Fashioned Foot, No 25, Pat Applied For 10 1/2" and "Berkshire, Tuff Hose, Strong Thread Dye, Trademark Reg. U.S. Pat. Off."

Credit Line

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

American (Pennsylvania), 1906–30

Object Place

Pennsylvania, USA


44.5 x 24.5 cm (17 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, Silk; Knitted


Textiles and Fashion Arts