Woman's beach jacket and sash

American
about 1915


Place of Use: Philadelphia, Pensylvania, United States

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 78.7 cm (31 in.) Height x width (sash): 5 1/2 x 38 1/4 in. (14 x 97.2 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2292.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit; mother of pearl

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Silk blue and white vertical striped jacket with white sailor collar. Three mother of pearl buttons down center front. Two patch pockets with flaps with one mother of pearl button. Two long white strands hand down front from underside of collar. White cuffs with one mother of pearl button. Matching striped sash.

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