Woman's swimsuit

American
1950–65
Designed by Tina Leser (American, 1910–1986)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.490

Medium or Technique

Cotton (?)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

One piece swimsuit. White with appliqued swirling, rope-like decoration extending into straps. Appliqued organic shapes in purple, orange and green. Back zipper.

Labels inside:
Tina Leser Original
and
Gabar New York (on reverse side: 14)

Provenance

2011, sold by Katy Kane Vintage Clothing, New Hope, PA, to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds provided by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.