Object Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Center back: 61 cm (24 in.) Center Front: 58.4 cm (23 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool knit, plastic buttons
Not On View
Black knit tank suit with bright blue band around midriff, 5-button front placket. Labelled (at back neck): “Rudi Gernreich design for Westwood Knitting Mills”
Purchased at a New Jersey boutique around 1957–58 by Susan Fromkin; Gift to Erica Fromkin, about 1985; Purchased via internet auction by the MFA, October 26, 2005.
Gift of Natalie Berger, by exchange