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Man's sock

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted lisle (cotton) with puce, red, yellow, white bands on boot and ribbed top. Plain puce spliced toe and heel, welt. Marked "Warranted Fast Color, 10 1/2" and "Extra Spliced Heel and Toe, Germany."

Credit Line

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

German, 1920–30

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


40 x 27 cm (15 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts