swimsuit; woman's

Production date
Mid 1950s-Late 1950s
Description
Blue swimsuit with white and blue trim. The swimsuit has a detachable halter neck. The suit appears to fasten down the centre front with seven buttons, only the lower two work as buttons, the rest are sewn down. There are two pockets each side of the centre front with facings and trim. The top half is lined in cotton with metal boning over the bust and elastic underneath. The swimsuit fastens down the centre back with a metal zip, hook and eye. The suit, which has a skirt effect can be detached from the swimsuit pants which are buttoned onto the suit at the waist. The label reads 'A Trend Swimsuit. Care instructions, Made in England.
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Department
Collection
Porter- Costume Collection
Production date
Mid 1950s-Late 1950s
Production place
Signature & date
A trend swimsuit. Care Instructions. Made in England.
Measurements
Chest 92 cm. Waist 64 cm. Shoulder/crotch 74 cm.
Accession number
1996-052-062

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