Pair of women's stockings

German (Chemnitz)


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

81.5 x 14.5 cm (32 1/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.614a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Knitted black lisle (cotton) with black and blue silk embroidered stylized floral motif on instep. Reinforced toe, sole, heel, and welt. Marked on (a) “Louis Hermsdorf, Dyer,” and on (b) “1886, 9, Germany.”

Credit Line

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