Pair of women's stockings

American (Reading, Pennsylvania)
about 1925
Made by Berkshire Knitting Mills


Object Place: Reading, Pennsylvania, USA

Dimensions

84.4 x 15.8 cm (33 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. )

Accession Number

69.480a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Knitted flesh-colored silk with red, green paste rows of flowers outlined in gold on front of leg. Ecru reinforced cotton toe, sole, heel, upper leg and double welt. Marked on (a): “Tuff Hose, Reg.U.S.Pat.Off., The Hose of Merit.” Condition: (b) soiled.

Credit Line

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