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1915 Man's Bathing Suit

Description

Man's sleeveless bathing suit with a button on the left shoulder strap. Armscye's are large extending to the mid torso area. The wool has a heathered effect. There is a seam at the low waist area and then a skirt extends out from it. The skirt would probably hit a few inches above the knee. There are shorts under the skirt made from the same wool material. There is horizontal black line detailing at the bottom hem of the skirt.

Source

HCT.1987.297.8

Date

1915

Fiber/Fabric Information

Wool

Decade

1910-1919

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Collection

Citation

“1915 Man's Bathing Suit,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed September 27, 2021, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5092.

Item Relations

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