Man's shirt

American
about 1900
Worn by John King McLanahan Jr. (American, 1871–1926)


Place of Use: Philadelphia, Pensylvania, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 94.6 cm (37 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2285

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; mother of pearl; wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White collarless shirt with wooden shirt stud and three mother of pearl buttons down center front. Long sleeves with four button holes on each cuff. Buttonhole on center back of collar.

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