Woman's stocking

German (Chemnitz)
about 1900–20


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

77.5 x 14.7 cm (30 1/2 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.692

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s openwork stocking. Knitted black lisle (cotton) with decorative openwork motifs on instep and at sides. Reinforced toe, heel, welt. Marked “The Berkshire, 2634” and “Extra Spliced Heel, Germany, 9”; labeled “The Walker Stetson Co.; Boston, Mass.; Berkshire Hosiery, Always Reliable; Style No. 2634; Sizes 8 to 10,…”

Credit Line

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