Girl's dress

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


Place of Use: Philadelphia, Pensylvania, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2295

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; mother of pearl

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s long sleeve brown and white check dress with ruffled cuffs and high ruffled yoke collar. Two mother of pearl buttons high on center back.

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