Man's half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–20
Made by Albert Vieweg


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

46 x 22.5 cm (18 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.859

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 stitch embroidered quintuple silk stripes on boot sides, white band at boot top. Ribbed top with two white bands. Marked “Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer,” “Extra fine Lisle” and “Extra Spliced Heels and Toes”; labled “XX, Sample, Style No 74/168, Qual. Ex fine lisle, Silk Stripes, 3376, M880, Made in Saxony.”

Credit Line

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