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1930s Green Wool Bathing Suit

Description

Light green wool knit tank style swimsuit with brown edge straps. Halter neckline with self fabric casing at front neck and back upper edge. Wool braided tie/straps in green with brown edge stitching runs through back and front casings and ties at center front. Front casing separates at center front to form 3" deep "U" shape where tie and tightening to fit occurs. Straps criss-cross in back. Pointed cone shape plastic-like covers over ends of ties at front ends.
Scalloped seaming under bust at front with dart from scallop seam to bust points. Topstitching on both sides of all seams. Attached knitted pant knitted into garment with smooth front layer across front bottom edge of swimsuit.

Source

HCT.1986.120.39

Date

1932-1939

Fiber/Fabric Information

Wool/Lastex

Decade

1930-1939

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Collection

Citation

“1930s Green Wool Bathing Suit,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed September 26, 2021, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5090.

Item Relations

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