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Pair of men's socks

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Man's full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted black lisle with blue and white grouped bands and white tamvour-stitched stripes on boot. Ribbed tops. Marked on a "Superior Maco Lisle, 10 1/2, Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer" and "Spliced Heels and Toes, Germany."

Credit Line

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

German, 1920–30

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


47 x 23 cm (18 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts