Man's half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–20
Made by Albert Vieweg


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

47 x 22.5 cm (18 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.866

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 ribbed and grouped faggot-stitched zigzag pattern on boot. Ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked “Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer”; labeled “XX, Sample, Style No. 63/41, Qual, Ex Super Lisle, 8.-, Made in Saxony,”

Credit Line

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