Man's half hose (one of a pair)

German (Chemnitz)
1900–17


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

49.5 x 24 cm (19 1/2 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.737a

Medium or Technique

Silk; Knitted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s full-fashioned ribbed half hose. Knitted purple silk long-ladder ribbed boots and plain soles, lisle (cotton) ribbed tops, spliced toes and heels. Marked “Pure Thread Silk” and “Four Thread Heel and Toe.”

Credit Line

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