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Wool bathing suit; Unknown; c.1930-40s; 2006_39_1-2

Wool bathing suit; Unknown; c.1930-40s; 2006_39_1-2
Wool bathing suit; Unknown; c.1930-40s; 2006_39_1-2Wool bathing suit; Unknown; c.1930-40s; 2006_39_1-2
Name/Title
Wool bathing suit
About this object
Two maroon bathing suits. No.1 has singlet top with shorts and modesty skirt. Many darts and joins to fit body of wearer. No. 2 is similar colour and shape, but has less tailoring and smaller shorts with only a front modesty skirt. Sewn on badge at left thigh of a life saving ring. Both suits come from Archie and Annie Newitt.
Maker
Unknown
Date Made
c.1930-40s
Medium and Materials
wool
Measurements
1. 71cm l x 33cm waist, 2. 78cm l x 37cm waist
Subject and Association Description
wool bathing suit, c.1930-40s
Credit Line
Mrs Nan Worthington
Object Type
bathing suit
Object number
2006_39_1-2

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bathing suit
maroon
wool


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