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Woman's swimsuit

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Swimsuit of white nylon faille with fitted, boned bodice and full, shirred trunks, adjustable shoulder straps; front and neckline of bodice decorated with scrolling design in applied gold metallic braid and gold beads. Partial lining of nylon faille and cotton plain weave. Labelled: "Original...

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Gift to the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Linda Fenton

American, 1950s

Object Place

California, United States


Center back: 40.6 cm (16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Nylon plain weave (faille), applied metallic braid and metal beads, elastic, cotton plain weave, metal zipper


Textiles and Fashion Arts