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Man's swimming suit

Man's swim suit
Man's bathing suit

French
1970s
Designed for House of Christian Dior (French, founded 1946)


Dimensions

Center back: 38.1 cm (15 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1263

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue and white polka dot man’s swimming trunks with red piping accent. Has “Dior” embroidered name on hip pocket. Labeled: “Christian Dior/ New York”

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