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Man's swimsuit

American
1930–35


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back: 76.2 cm (30 in.)

Accession Number

2005.169

Medium or Technique

Wool and Lastex knit jersey, metal zipper and buckle

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wool knit tank suit with royal blue zip-off top, cut away at sides and back; navy blue trunks with royal blue piping at sides, button-flap pocket, belt loops, white webbing belt with metal buckle. Labeled: “Jantzen/Made in USA/Reg. US Pat. Off. Size 44” and “Made with Lastex/Reg. US Pat. Off. USR Co. The Miracle Yarn”

Provenance

Purchased from Time Travelers Antiques via internet auction by the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Doris May