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Pair of women's stockings

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Knitted black lisle (cotton). Reinforced toe, sole, heel, welt. Marked on (b) "Superfine; Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer," "3 Thread Real Maco Double Sole," "Extra High Spliced Heel, Double Toes, Made in Germany"; labeled "Hosiery AC Underwear, No. 53."

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), about 1900–20

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


77.9 x 23.5 cm (30 11/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton knit


Textiles and Fashion Arts