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Woman's "Scandal" swimsuit

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Woman's "Scandal suit" of black polyster double knit with elastic mesh inserts at sides and V-shaped inserts at center front and back. Straps adjust with plastic buttons; top partially lined, with boned and padded bra cups. Labeled: "Cole of California Original"

Provenance

Purchased at internet auction, 2004; Purchased from Susan Ward by the MFA, October 27, 2004

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, about 1964

Object Place

California

Dimensions

Center back: 63.5 cm (25 in.)

Accession Number

2004.680

Medium or Technique

Polyester double knit, elastic, synthetic mesh, plastic buttons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes