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Pair of women's openwork stockings

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Knitted black lisle (cotton) with openwork boot in shell motif. Reinforced toe, sole, heel, welt. Marked on (a): "LHW(?), Our Fast Black, 9" and "Lisle Thread."

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), About 1900–17

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


80 x 23.2 cm (31 1/2 x 9 1/8 in.) a-b connected

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Medium or Technique

Cotton knit


Textiles and Fashion Arts