Man's half hose (one of a pair)

German (Chemnitz)
1900–17


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

44.5 x 24.5 cm (17 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.744a

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s full-fashioned ribbed half hose. Knitted black lisle (cotton) with long-ladder ribs and zigzags on boot. Ribbed top. Marked “Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer, 10 1/2,” “Silver Crowns, Fast Black,” “Heel Spliced Toe, Germany.” Eyelet****.

Credit Line

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