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Woman's swimsuit

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Wool knit tank suit; dark green trunks and attached overskirt, changing to lighter green at the waist, giving the effect of a light green tank top, cut slightly lower at back, tucked into dark green shorts. Shorts have trompe-l'oeil white "belt" woven in, with applied belt loops and "buckle" of...

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Purchased at internet auction by Susan Ward, January 2005; Purchased by the MFA, February 23, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Doris May

American, 1925–29

Object Place

United States


Center back: 53.3 cm (21 in.) Other (Waist): 55.2 cm (21 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool knit and jacquard-woven cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts