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1920's Child's Bathing Suit

Description

Blue wool sleeveless swimsuit. Low scoop neck in front and back. Two 1" black stripes across upper chest in front and back and around both legs. Black shank button and button hole on left shoulder strap button gusset at crotch sewn into body of garment.

Source

HCT.1988.418.5

Date

c. 1923

Provenance

This swimsuit was likely worn by Thomas C. Heisey Jr. (known as T.C.) who was born in 1918. T.C. was the son of Thomas Heisey and Anne Davis. Thomas worked at the A.H. Heisey Glass Company based in Newark, Ohio. The company was founded by his father, Augustus H. Heisey.
Gift of Mrs. Bruce Harris

Designer

Jantzen

Fiber/Fabric Information

Wool

Decade

1920-1929

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Collection

Citation

“1920's Child's Bathing Suit,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed September 26, 2021, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5136.

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