Half hose

French
1900–07


Object Place: France

Dimensions

40 x 25.5 cm (15 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.930

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 robin’s-egg blue, brown, gold, black bands and alternating tambour-stitched white broken zigzags and black stripes. Black ribbed top with gold, robin’s-egg blue 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