Half hose

French
1900–07


Object Place: France

Dimensions

40 x 22.5 cm (15 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.928

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 olive green, puce bands and alternating tambour-stitched white, yellow broken zigzags and olive green, puce stripes. Ribbed top with puce, olive green grouped bands. Marked “Made in France, 10” and “Spliced Heel and Toe.”

Credit Line

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