Pair of women's openwork stockings

German (Chemnitz)
About 1900–17


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

80 x 23.2 cm (31 1/2 x 9 1/8 in.) a-b connected

Accession Number

69.514a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Knitted black lisle (cotton) with openwork boot in shell motif. Reinforced toe, sole, heel, welt. Marked on (a): “LHW(?), Our Fast Black, 9” and “Lisle Thread.”

Credit Line

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