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Undyed wool child's shirt with six mother of pearl buttons down the center front. Drawstring collar and placket trimmed with wool embroidery.


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

American, about 1898

Place of Use

Philadelphia, Pensylvania, United States


Center back: 27.9 cm (11 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool knit; mother of pearl; wool (?) embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts