Woman's bikini

American
1960–65


Object Place: California, United States

Dimensions

Overall (top): 7.6 x 69.9 cm (3 x 27 1/2 in.) Center back (bottom): 25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

2005.87.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, fringe, elastic, buttons, snaps

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White bikini top with fringe. Labeled: “Cole of California Original”

Provenance

Purchased at internet auction by Susan Ward, January 2005; Purchased by the MFA, February 23, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Doris May

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.