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Pair of women's stockings

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Knitted black lisle (cotton). Reinforced tow, sole, heel, welt. Marked on (a) "Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer," "Extra Fine Gauze Lisle, Double Sole," "High Spliced Heel, Germany," "Double Garter Welt."

Credit Line

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

German, about 1900–20

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


78.4 x 26 cm (30 7/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton knit


Textiles and Fashion Arts