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Woman's skirt

White silk satin skirt printed with pink tulips over blue rectangular shapes. Ribbed waistband with five hook and eye closures on right hip. Two slit pockets lined with silk plain weave. Separate matching waistband with two snaps and four mother of pearl buttons, each painted with two small pink...

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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

American, about 1912

  • Possibly designed by Brooks, American (Philadelphia, PA), by 1911
Place of Use

Philadelphia, Pensylvania, United States

Dimensions

Height x width (waistband): 35 in. (88.9 cm) Center back (skirt): 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2301.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk satin; silk plain weave; mother of pearl; metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes