Half hose

French
1900–07


Object Place: France

Dimensions

44 x 20.5 cm (17 5/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.892

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted lisle (cotton) with plaid heather mixture boot of salmon, green, black, gold bands and tambour-stitched salmon, gold, white, black, green stripes. Black ribbed top with salmon, white, light brown grouped bands; black spliced heel and toe. Marked “Made in France, 10” and “Spliced Heel and Toe.”

Credit Line

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