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Pair of women's openwork stockings

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Knitted black lisle (cotton) with openwork boot of vertical bands. Reinforced toe, sole, heel, welt. Marked on (a) "8 1/2," "Silver Crowns, Fast Black," "Spliced Heels and Toes, 5800, Germany"; labeled "The Silver Crowns black is guaranteed fast; Silver Crowns, Fast Black; and will neither crock...

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Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), about 1900–20

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


74.5 x 25.3 cm (29 5/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton knit


Textiles and Fashion Arts