Pair of women's openwork stockings

German (Chemnitz)
about 1900–20


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

84.8 x 14.7 cm (33 3/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.523a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Knitted black lisle (cotton) with openwork butterflies (three large, four small) on instep. Reinforced toe, heel, welt. Marked on (a) “Spliced Heels and Toes, Germany, 9, 2677”; Berkshire trademark.

Credit Line

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