Man's half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–07


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

44.5 x 23.5 cm (17 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.847

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 alternating yellow-white-brown tambour-stitched stripes and faggot-stitched triple zigzags on boot. Ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked “Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer.”

Credit Line

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