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Woman's suit in two parts (jacket and skirt)

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Dark blue jacket with white stripes along lapel (on bias) and cuffs. Two covered buttons trimmed with black velvet below lapel. 6 weights in hem. Lined in medium blue silk twill. Black woven label with white lettering reads: "Kater/ + Brookes/Philadelphia." Long, narrow dark blue skirt with...

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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

Place of Use

Philadelphia, Pensylvania, United States


Center back: 113 cm (44 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk/linen (?) plain weave; silk plain weave; supplementary weft float patterning; metal; mother or pearl


Textiles and Fashion Arts