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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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Provenance

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

Dimensions

Center back: 76.2 cm (30 in.)

Accession Number

2005.169

Medium or Technique

Wool and Lastex knit jersey, metal zipper and buckle

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes