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Bathing suit

Object Number: 
1954.205ab
Date: 
1900-1910
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
Part (top): 26 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 1/4 in. (67.3 x 49.5 x 0.6 cm) Part (trunks): 22 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 1/4 in. (57.2 x 41.9 x 0.
Description: 
Man's olive-green, wool knit, two-piece bathing suit consisting of a sleeveless top and trunks; a-line shirt with a round neckline and red stripes across the bottom; knee-length trunks with a white cotton drawstring.
Gallery Label: 
This bathing suit was worn by the donor during the years 1900 to 1910.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. John V. Irwin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group