Half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–07
Maker Theodor Borkel


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

45.5 x 24.5 cm (17 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.893

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted black lisle (cotton) with green bands running through white and red tambour stitch embroidered broken stripes on boot. Ribbed top with green grouped bands. Spliced heel and toe. Labeled “Theodor Borkel, Chemnitz, No 1124, 7.20 1/2.”

Credit Line

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