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Pair of women's stockings

Woman's stockings. Knitted black lisle (cotton) in net design with snake wrapped around leg embroidered with green silk tongue and green and red silk eyes. Solid reinforced toe, sole, heel, upper leg, and double welt.

Credit Line

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

German (Chemnitz), about 1910–17

Object Place

Chemnitz, Germany

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Medium or Technique

Cotton knit with silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts