Half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–07


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

46 x 24 cm (18 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.909

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted brown lisle (cotton) with brown, light brown, green, white bands on long-ladder ribbed boot and ribbed top. Marked “Patent Silk, 10 1/2” and “Extra Spliced Heels and Toes, Germany.”

Credit Line

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