Man's half hose (one of a pair)

German (Chemnitz)
1900–07


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

44 x 25.5 cm (17 5/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.745a

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s full-fashioned fancy half hose. Knitted yellow lisle (cotton) with pale blue embroidered Chinese characters (hand-drawn mark) and (hand-drawn mark). Ribbed tops; spliced heels and toes. Marked “10 1/2” and “Germany.” Eyelet****.

Credit Line

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