Man's half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–07
Maker Theodor Borkel


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

45.5 x 22.5 cm (17 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.823

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 overknit single white-red-white and triple white alternating stripes broken by “X”s on boot. Ribbed top with white grouped bands. Spliced heel and toe. Labeled “Theodor Borkel, Chemnitz, No 1131, 8 1/2.”

Credit Line

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