Man's half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–07


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

43 x 24 cm (16 15/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.828

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted dark blue lisle (cotton) with black and white grouped bands and grouped long-ladder ribs on boot. Ribbed top. White toe and heel seams. Eyelet ***. Marked “Two Thread, 10½” and “Spliced heel and toe, Germany, 1180”; labeled “S. H. and W. Co., No. 1180, 10½, Price 906…”

Credit Line

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