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Pair of women's stockings

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Knitted black lisle (cotton) with white toe and lower foot and mottled heel, white stripe at welt. Marked on (a) "‘New Idea' Trade-Mark, Sanitary. 8 1/2," "Patent Pending."

Credit Line

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

American, about 1900–20

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

73.3 x 17.3 cm (28 7/8 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.444a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes