Man's half hose

German (Chemnitz)
1900–20
Made by Albert Vieweg


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

45 x 23 cm (17 11/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.870

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 and long-ladder rib zigzag pattern on boot. Ribbed top; spliced heel and toe. Marked “Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer,” “Special Lisle” and “Germany”; labeled “XX, Sample, Style No. 63/11, Qual. Ex Super Lisle, 8.30, Made in Saxony.”

Credit Line

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