Half hose

French
1900–07


Object Place: France

Dimensions

39 x 24.5 cm (15 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.921

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 puce, lavendar, yellow, black bands and alternating tambour-stitched white broken zigzags and black stripes. Black ribbed top with yellow, lavendar bands. Black 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