Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1925

GUSN

GUSN-10953

Description

A. G. Spaulding and Bros. swimming suit box. The top of the box (b) has a picture of two women and one man in the water. The man on the left wears a black tanksuit and is diving in the water. The woman in the middle wears a black tank suit, and her hair is black and cut into a bob. The woman on her right wears a similar suit in orange and an orange head dress. The background on the top of the box is red. Three sides of the box are red and one side is red and blue with inscription. The bottom of the box (a) is plain cardboard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
packaging
cardboard
sports
BOX

Inscription

"A.G. Spaulding & Bros. / You'll look better, feel / better, swin better in a / Spaulding Swimming Suit/ (women) J.E.B's little suit."
"Spaulding / swimming suit/ (women)"
"A.G. Spaulding and Bros. / Trad / Spaulding / Mark / Est. A.D. 1876"

Maker

Spaulding & Bros. (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

15 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 50 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorina Holt

Accession Number

1995.12AB