Bathing Suit

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-248391

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

Descriptive Terms

bathing suits
wool (textile)
linen (material)
Suit, Bathing

Inscription

"Bathing Suit / Antique" (handwritten)
"THE / BANK / OF / NEW YORK / DATE / CREDIT / LUCY T LYTHGOE" (printed)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.47