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Pair of women's stockings

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Knitted flesh-colored silk with red, green paste rows of flowers outlined in gold on front of leg. Ecru reinforced cotton toe, sole, heel, upper leg and double welt. Marked on (a): "Tuff Hose, Reg.U.S.Pat.Off., The Hose of Merit." Condition: (b) soiled.

Credit Line

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

American (Reading, Pennsylvania), about 1925

Object Place

Reading, Pennsylvania, USA


84.4 x 15.8 cm (33 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit


Textiles and Fashion Arts