Bathing Suit

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

ca. 1940

GUSN

GUSN-103584

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

Descriptive Terms

bathing suits
wool (textile)
cotton (textile)
metal
Suit, Bathing

Inscription

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)

Associated Building

Location of use of object. Little Boar's Head,

Additional Identification Number

3312

Related Items

Title Accession Number 2008.10.1

Maker

Jantzen Knitting Mills (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Portland, OR (origin); North Hampton, NH (use)

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Dimensions

15 in x 18 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Patricia Meyers, Charles Sullivan, Deborah DuSault

Accession Number

2008.10.2AB