Man's half hose (one of a pair)

German (Chemnitz)
1900–17


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

46.5 x 25.5 cm (18 5/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.738a

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s full-fashioned ribbed half hose. Knitted dark 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