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Bathing Suit

Description

Navy blue, wool, V-neck bathing suit, with short sleeves, and an attached pair of shorts. Has white stripes on the neck, cuffs, and waist. There are three buttons on each shoulder. Both sides have slits containing pieces of striped wool. There is a white linen pouch pinned to the bottom of the torso..

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
"Bathing Suit / Antique" (handwritten)
"THE / BANK / OF / NEW YORK / DATE / CREDIT / LUCY T LYTHGOE" (printed)
Material
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
bathing suits
linen (material)
Suit, Bathing
wool (textile)
Accession Number
2002.29.47
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
248391

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