Pair of women's stockings

American
about 1925


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

81.3 x 20 cm (32 x 7 7/8 in. )

Accession Number

69.477a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light brown silk knit with red and pink paste rose with green printed leaves outlined in gold at knees. Reinforced green-bronze cotton toes, soles, heels, upper legs, double welts. Label on (a) “Tuff Hose, Reg.U.S.Pat.Off., ‘The Hose of Merit,’ No. 950/40, Quality, Extraordinary in Wear and Durability, Size 9”; Marked on (b) “Tuff Hose, Reg. U.S.Pat.Off., 950” and “Patent Applied For.”

Credit Line

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