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Pair of women's stockings

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Knitted black lisle (cotton). Reinforced toe, sole, heel, welt. Marked on (a) "Superior Lisle Thread," "Ex Double Sole, Finest Sea Island Lisle," "High Spliced Heel, Louis Hermsdorf," "Spliced Selvedge," "Garter Top."

Credit Line

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

German, about 1900–20

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany


77.9 x 22.5 cm (30 11/16 x 8 7/8 x 27 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton knit


Textiles and Fashion Arts