Cotton knit swim suit; Unknown; c.1920-30; 1990_1308

Name/Title

Cotton knit swim suit

About this object

A purple, or faded blue one-piece swimsuit made of interlock (the forerunner of what we now call 'stretch knit'). Styled with a round neckline and short sleeves, and a modesty skirt covering the short legs. The sleeves, shorts and skirt are all finished with cream 2.5cm interlock edging. The garment is fastened on each shoulder with buttons and buttonholes. One button is missing form each shoulder. There is a crescent shaped self fabric reinforcing back neck.

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

c.1920-30

Medium and Materials

interlock

Measurements

91.5cm length x 73.6cm width

Subject and Association Description

bathing suit, c.1920-30

Credit Line

Mr and Mrs B. Andrew

Object Type

bathing suit

Object number

1990_1308

Copyright Licence  

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