Man's half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–20
Made by Albert Vieweg


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

44.5 x 25 cm (17 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.864

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 grouped lozenge-stripe pattern on boot. Ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked “Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer” “Special Lisle” and “Germany”; labeled “XX, Sample, Style No. 63/22, Qual. Ex Super Lisle, 8.-, Made in Saxony.”

Credit Line

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