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Man's swimsuit

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Wool knit tank suit with royal blue zip-off top, cut away at sides and back; navy blue trunks with royal blue piping at sides, button-flap pocket, belt loops, white webbing belt with metal buckle. Labeled: "Jantzen/Made in USA/Reg. US Pat. Off. Size 44" and "Made with Lastex/Reg. US Pat. Off....

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Purchased from Time Travelers Antiques via internet auction by the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Doris May

American, 1930–35

Object Place

United States


Center back: 76.2 cm (30 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and Lastex knit jersey, metal zipper and buckle


Textiles and Fashion Arts