Child's bib

American
about 1898
Worn by Elizabeth Hawley McLanahan (American, born in 1897)


Place of Use: Philadelphia, Pensylvania, United States

Dimensions

Length: 25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2294

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; wool (?) embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White child’s bib embroidered with scattered hearts and a floral bouquet and trimmed with cutwork, flowers and vines, with a scalloped edge.

Provenance

Collection of Ella Spendly McLanahan, PA; 1942, by inheritance to her grandson, Mr. John King McLanahan Stevens, PA; by descent to Stevens' wife, Carol B. Stevens, Hollidaysburg, PA, and Brooks Stevens Stamm, Kenneshaw, GA; gift of Stevens and Stamm to the MFA (Accession date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Carol B. Stevens and Brooks Stamm