Woman's belted swimsuit
Designed by Rudi Gernreich (American (born in Austria), 1922–1985)
Object Place: United States
Center front: 62.2 cm (24 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool knit; plastic
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Black knit bathing suit with seven faux mother-of-pearls buttons down the center front. Self belt at natural waist with two belt loops. Interior white woven labels with black writing; “12” and “Rudi Gernreich design for/Harmon knitwear” in black.
November 28, 2008, purchased by Mrs. William C. Van Siclen, Jr. from eBay auction #180308298391; gift of Van Siclen to the MFA (Accession date: February 25, 2009)
Gift of Mrs. William Van Siclen, Jr.