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Man's bathing costume

Green wool bathing costume. Drawstring at waist. Jantzen diver logo at left hip. Lined in front with white mesh and penned initials: "J.F.S." Interior label: "MADE IN ENGLAND, JANTZEN, RECD. TRADEMARK, 36"

Provenance

2012, sold by Leslie Verrinder, Tintin Collectibles, London, England to Frederic A. Sharf, Chesnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

British, 1940

Dimensions

Top: Center back: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.) Briefs: Center back: 30.5 cm (12 in.)

Accession Number

2013.247

Medium or Technique

Wool knit

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes