Half hose

French
1900–07


Object Place: France

Dimensions

38 x 24.5 cm (14 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.922

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 plaid boot of yellow and white grouped bands and tambour-stitched yellow stripes. Ribbed top with yellow and white grouped bands. Marked “Gold Medal, MMC, Paris 10 1889” and “Spliced Heel and Toe.”

Credit Line

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