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Woman's two-piece swimsuit

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Two piece swimsuit of dark and light blue batik-inspired printed cotton. Bra top ruched with elastic at sides, buttons at back, draped mock-wrap effect in front; shoulder straps button to inside of back. High-waisted trunks, back entirely ruched with elastic, front has sarong-like overskirt...

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Provenance

Purchased by Susan Ward via on internet auction from Kip Stamm, Las Vegas, NV, August 2005. Purchased by MFA November 23, 2005.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Linda Fenton

American, 1940s

Dimensions

Center back (bra): 10.2 cm (4 in.) Center back (bottom): 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.584.1-2

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton, mother-of-pearl and plastic buttons, elastic

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes