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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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

69.752a-b

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes