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Bathing Suit

2008.10.2AB (RS5425)

Description

Men's wool bathing suit [a] with belt [b]. Blue wool shorts with a knitted zigzag pattern, small pocket with flap and button at top right front, white woven cotton belt with metal buckle.

Details

Maker
Jantzen Knitting Mills (Manufacturer)
Date
ca. 1940
Inscriptions
Tag 1: "MADE IN U.S.A. / Jantzen / BAZAR FRANCES / PANAMA / REG. U.S. PAT. OFF." Tag 2: "SIZE / 38" Tag 3: "100% Virgin Wool / Cotton-rayon support / JANTZEN KNITTING MILLS / PORTLAND, OREGON" (3 Tags)
Location of origin
Portland, OR (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)
metal
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
bathing suits
cotton (textile)
metal
Suit, Bathing
wool (textile)
People and organizations
Sullivan, John L., Mr., 1899-1982
Dimensions
15 in x 18 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.10.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of Patricia Meyers, Charles Sullivan, Deborah DuSault
GUSN
103584
Related Items
Accession number 2008.10.1

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