Man's half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–07


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

46.5 x 23.5 cm (18 5/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.784

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 boot of grouped black, white black/white-heather mixture (appears charcoal gray) bands and tambour-stitched black stripes. Black ribbed top, spliced heel and toe. Labeled “MB, No. 10069A, to be 2 styles, Des 9590 3 prs, Des 9996 3 prs.”

Credit Line

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