Man's half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–07
Albert Vieweg


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

47.5 x 20.5 cm (18 11/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.826

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 wide long-ladder ribs and green/white/red tambour-stitched stripes on boot. Ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked “Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer”; labeled “[undecipherable mark], Sample, Style No 64/23, Qual. Ex fine lisle, 8.75, Made in Saxony.”

Credit Line

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