Bathing costume

British
about 1860


Dimensions

Center back: 77.5 cm (30 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.235

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink bathing costume with short sleeves and long pants attached. Broad collar in nautical style creates a flap that extends down the center back. White trim sewn around sleeves and collar. Rope cords at collar. Button closures down center front run from neckline to waist.

Provenance

2012, sold by Leslie Verrinder, Tintin Collectibles, London, England to Frederic A. Sharf, Chesnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf