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Woman's suit in four parts (jacket, collar, skirt and belt)

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Woman's suit consisting of a jacket, lace collar, skirt, and belt. White and brown wool twill jacket with oversized brown lapel trimmed with brown braid. Three frog-like closures under lapel with three brown and tan plastic (?) buttons. Oversized cuffs with silk braid and two buttons. Interior...

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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 1910

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

Philadelphia, Pensylvania, United States

Dimensions

Height x width (jacket): 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm) Height (lace collar): 18 in. (45.7 cm) Center back (skirt): 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)] Length (belt): 26 3/4 in. (67.9 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2299.1-4

Medium or Technique

Wool twill; silk braid; silk plain weave; metal; plastic; Linen lace; cotton plain weave; cotton embroidery;

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes