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1915-1925 Woman's Bathing Suit

Description

Brown knit one-piece woman's bathing suit with cream braid trim at neckline and skirt edge; square neckline, front and back. 1 1/2" wide cream cotton braid trims/borders front and back square neckline. Two button/buttonhole closure at each shoulder; dark brown sew-through buttons. Upper part of shoulder is exposed with a lower armhole unit (similar to underarm perspiration guards in shape/style but of matching brown jersey knit self fabric) with two cream 1"wide braid straps that cross the upper arm. A-line skirt with triangular side gores. 4" vents at skirt side seam. Waistline seam with one row of topstitching. Lower edge of skirt and side vents trimmed in 1 1/2" wide cream braid. Knit leggings with 3" wide rib cuff; leggings attached at waist. Gusset inset at crotch.


Source

HCT.2007.27.2

Date

1915-1925

Provenance

Gift of Dr. Patricia Cunningham

Fiber/Fabric Information

Cotton

Decade

1910-1919
1920-1929

Color

Brown

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Collection

Citation

“1915-1925 Woman's Bathing Suit,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed April 12, 2021, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5139.

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