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Pair of women's stockings

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Black lisle (cotton) knit. Reinforced toes, soles, heels, double welts. Marked on (b): "Berkshire Horsiery, Always Reliable," "The Berkshire, Perfect Seamless, Trade Mark, 683" and "Spliced Heel and Toe, 9."

Credit Line

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

American (Pennsylvania, Reading), About 1920–25

Object Place

Reading, Pennsylvania, USA

Dimensions

73.5 x 23.5 cm (28 15/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.512a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes