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Halter top bathing suit with ring hole camisole top and skirted bottom; ivory cotton printed overall with small red polka dots and flower-printed band at bottom hem; zipper at center back.


Label "Budgeted By Carolyn Schnurer for You; Guaranteed Washable; ABC Fabrics" embroidered red on ivory ground. "Size 12" on additional tab. Two original hangtags read: 1) Designed by Carolyn Schnurer for You; Style 7006, Size 12" 2) Filene's paper tag attached with metal clip


October 2008, sold by Modern Millie, Salem, MA, to Michelle Finamore; 2011, gift of Finamore to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Michelle Tolini Finamore in memory of Richard Finamore

American, 1945–55


Center back: 50.8 cm (20 in.)By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's s

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, polyester


Textiles and Fashion Arts