Man's half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–07
Dyer Louis Hermsdorf


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

43.5 x 22.5 cm (17 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.804

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted black lisle (cotton) with tambour-stitched yellow, red, yellow/red stripes on boot. Ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked “LHW, Our Fast Black , 10, Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer,” “Forty Gauge” and “Double Heel and Toe, Germany.”

Credit Line

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