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Girl's coat

Young girl's red and white striped coat with floral patterned lace around yoke collar and cuffs. Short sleeves with large puffs at shoulders. Two center front buttons on yoke.


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: 66 cm (26 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; linen lace; mother of pearl


Textiles and Fashion Arts