Pair of women's openwork stockings

German (Chemnitz)
about 1900–20


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

75.8 x 20 cm (29 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.521a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Knitted black lisle (cotton) with openwork boot of vertical bands. Reinforced toe, sole, heel, welt. Marked on (a) “8 1/2,” “Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer,” “Spliced Heels and Toes, Made in Germany.”

Credit Line

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