Woman's swimsuit

American
Spring/Summer 1972
Designed by Rudi Gernreich (American (born in Austria), 1922–1985), For Harmon Knitwear (Founded 1960)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back: 71.1 cm (28 in.)

Accession Number

2003.345

Medium or Technique

Wool knit

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red wool knit, one piece bathing suit with black knit bikini-shaped inserts. Labeled “Rudi Gernreich Design design for Harmon Knitwear, 10”

Provenance

Purchased from Giles Kotcher by the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange