Man's half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–07


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

42.5 x 26 cm (16 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.799

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 puce, red, blue, white bands on boot and ribbed top. Plain puce spliced toe, heel, welt. Marked “Warranted Fast Color, 10 1/2” and “Extra Spliced Heel and Toe, Germany.”

Credit Line

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