Half hose

French
1900–07


Object Place: France

Dimensions

44 x 22 cm (17 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.919

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 forest green, gold, pale blue, purple bands and tambour-stitched black, salmon, forest green, gold, white stripes. Black ribbed top with grouped gold, pale blue, purple 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