Woman's stocking

German (Chemnitz)
about 1900–20


Object Place: Chemnitz, Germany

Dimensions

79.3 x 14 cm (31 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

69.696

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 openwork design of flowering trees with rooster and sun between, rooster below and rooster flanked by two suns rising over mountain above. Reinforced toe, heel, welt. Labeled “Chemnitzer Stumpfwaren-Export, Chemnitz, No. 18650, Walker Stetson Company.”

Credit Line

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