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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.


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: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; mother of pearl


Textiles and Fashion Arts