Girl's coat

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


Place of Use: Philadelphia, Pensylvania, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 66 cm (26 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2296

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; linen lace; mother of pearl

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Young girl’s red and white striped coat with floral patterned lace around yoke collar and cuffs. Short sleeves with large puffs at shoulders. Two center front buttons on yoke.

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