Half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–07
Maker Theodor Borkel


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

45 x 25 cm (17 11/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.897

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s full-fashioned plain half hose. Knitted lisle (cotton) with black boot and white quadruple banded black ribbed top; white top; white toe, English sole and heel. Labeled “Theador Borkel, Chemnitz, No. 833; 4, 20 1/2.”

Credit Line

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