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Pair of women's stockings

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Black lisle (cotton) knit with white toes, heels, two bands at welts. Reinforced toes, soles, heels, double welts. Marked on (a): "Inflexible Black, Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer" and "875, 9."

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), About 1900–17

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


76.2 x 24.5 cm (30 x 9 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton knit


Textiles and Fashion Arts