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One-piece swimming costume

Orange/red one-piece bathing suit printed with mid-century modern pattern in black with elasticized waist and sweetheart neckline. Elasticized sections around bodice and forming vertical stripes down back. White lining. Pattern made up of black and white geometric designs. Zipper down center...

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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, about 1950


Center back: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts