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Object Name Suit, Bathing
Catalog Number 2009.46.8
Description Woman's one piece coral colored bathing suit with one row of green stitching down each side of the front. The bust has two vertical tuck pleats down the front which conceal the inner boning of the garment. There are two horizontal pleats in the middle of the bust that are secured by two white plastic buttons. There is a trim band that follows the top of the bust line, folding down. The bottom of the suit has a straight cut modesty panel across the hip line. The back closure features two plastic buttons with a panel of corresponding button holes. An outside metal zipper finishes closure.
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1960
Material latex/cotton/metal/plastic
Dimensions L-20 inches
Dimension Details Waist measurement: 26"
Subjects Clothing & dress
Swimming
Recreation
Sunbathing
Leisure
Designers
Apparel
Bathing suits
Classification Apparel
Clothing
Water
Recreation
Leisure activities
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