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Woman's duster

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Long woman's duster. Collared and double breasted, with two rows of thirteen covered buttons, from the neck to the hem of the garment. Patch pockets with two decorative covered buttons. Half belt in back attaches with a covered button. Turned back cuffs with two additional covered buttons.


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, early 20th century

Place of Use

Philadelphia, Pensylvania, United States


Center back: 139.7 cm (55 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts