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Man's shirt

Yellow/brown long sleeve collared shirt with center front placket with three mother of pearl buttons. Patch pocket on right side with two slit openings. Placket, collar, area around pocket and interior of cuffs are embroidered with yellow/gold flowering vines.


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

Possibly Chinese or Indian, Late 19th to early 20th century

Place of Use

Philadelphia, Pensylvania, United States


Center back: 84.5 cm (33 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tussah (?) silk plain weave; silk embroidery; mother of pearl


Textiles and Fashion Arts