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Men's Bathing Suit

2008.10.1 (RS5424)

Description

Men's wool bathing suit. Blue wool shorts with a knitted vertical stripe pattern, draw string waist band, five belt loops, a small pocket on right side with flap and button, and a fish appliqué on front left leg.

Details

Maker
Catalina (Manufacturer)
Date
ca. 1940
Inscriptions
Tag Front: "STYLED FOR THE STARS / OF HOLLYWOOD / Catalina" Tag Back: "SIZE / 38 / WEIGHT / 170/190" (Tag)
Location of origin
Los Angeles, CA (origin); North Hampton, NH (use)
Associated Building
Location of use of object. Little Boar's Head. Location of use of object. Little Boar's Head.
Material
cotton (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
bathing suits
cotton (textile)
Suit, Bathing
wool (textile)
People and organizations
Sullivan, John L., Mr., 1899-1982
Dimensions
16 in x 18 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.10.1
Credit Line
Gift of Patricia Meyers, Charles Sullivan, Deborah DuSault
GUSN
103583
Related Items
Accession number 2008.10.2 ab

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