Man's half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–20
Made by Albert Vieweg


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

45.5 x 26 cm (17 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.861

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 faggot-stitched zigzags and long-ladder ribs on boot. Ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked “Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer,” “Special Lisle” and “Germany”; labeled “XX, Sample, Style No. 63/25, Qual. Ex Super Lisle, 8.30, Made in Saxony.”

Credit Line

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