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Woman's two part bathing costume

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Combination garment of red and white pinstriped cotton twill, button front, gathered into square yoke, with short sleeves, bloomers gathered below the knees with elastic; matching wrap skirt.


Purchased from Tammara Scott via internet auction by the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Linda Fenton

probably English, early 20th century

Object Place

probably England


Center back (suit): 104.1 cm (41 in.) Center back (skirt): 63.5 cm (25 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton twill and cotton twill trim


Textiles and Fashion Arts