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Man's swimming suit

Man's swim suit
Man's bathing suit

American
1950s


Dimensions

Center back: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1262

Medium or Technique

Acetate, cotton, lycra, nylon, and rubber

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black man’s swimming trunks with olive and aqua stripes on each side. Labeled: “Huntingdon Mills, Inc.”

Provenance

Gift from Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) December 25, 1987; 2005 Gift to MFA, January 25, 2006

Credit Line

Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his father Stewart Shillito Maxwell