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Swimsuit

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Yellow and black cotton jersey swimsuit. Attached bloomers underneath skirt. Round neckline with cap sleeves and buttons at shoulder.

Signed

Interior label: "Meridian Interlock Sparkenhoe Registered Trademark"

Provenance

By 2011, with Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, purchased from Verrinder by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

British, 1920s

Dimensions

Center back (swimsuit): 69.9 cm (27 1/2 in.) Center back (coverup): 94 cm (37 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2304.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cotton jersey

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes