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Pair of women's stockings

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Woman's clocked stockings. Knitted black lisle (cotton) with openwork clocks decorated with pink silk embroidery. Reinforced toe, sole, heel, and welt. Marked on (a) "9 1/2," "High Spliced Heel, 1289, Germany;" labeled "The Silver Crowns black is guaranteed fast, Silver Crowns Fast Black and...

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Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), about 1900–20

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


81.3 x 24.5 cm (32 x 9 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton knit with silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts