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Pair of women's openwork stockings

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Knitted black lisle (cotton) with openwork butterflies (three large, four small) on instep. Reinforced toe, heel, welt. Marked on (a) "Spliced Heels and Toes, Germany, 9, 2677"; Berkshire trademark.

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), about 1900–20

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


84.8 x 14.7 cm (33 3/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton knit


Textiles and Fashion Arts