Man's half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–07


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

43.5 x 22 cm (17 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.794

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted blue-gray lisle (cotton) with grouped white-gold-blue gray-white bands on boot. Ribbed top with gold bands. Spliced heel and toe. Eyelet***. Stitched-on samples on upper boot of same pattern in magenta with pale blue and beige bands, olive green with white and gold bands, brown with white and red bands, mauve with cream and gold bands, blue-gray with white and gold bands.

Credit Line

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