Half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–07


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

41 x 23.5 cm (16 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.886

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 gray-blue and grouped light brown and white bands on boot and ribbed top. Plain spliced heel and toe. Eyelet ****. Stitched-on samples on upper boot of same pattern in gray-blue and grouped brown and white bands, brown and grouped pale green and white bands, dark brown and grouped light brown and white bands, gray-blue and grouped light brown and white bands, dark brown and grouped light brown and white bands.

Credit Line

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