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Woman's swimsuit

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One piece swimsuit. White with appliqued swirling, rope-like decoration extending into straps. Appliqued organic shapes in purple, orange and green. Back zipper. Labels inside: Tina Leser Original and Gabar New York (on reverse side: 14)

Provenance

2011, sold by Katy Kane Vintage Clothing, New Hope, PA, to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds provided by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, 1950–65

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Center back: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.490

Medium or Technique

Cotton (?)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes