Late 1950s-Early 1960s
Pink cotton bikini. Top has a halter neckline formed by straps which pass through loops on the centre front of the top giving a ruched effect to the centre front. The bust section is seamed and padded. There is a strip of metal boning in the lining through the bust part. The top is back fastening with a button, the back left side is elasticated. Bikini bottoms have an elasticised waist and legs. There is an embroidered swimmer appliqued by machine onto the left side of the front. Both top and bottom pieces have the same label in different colours. It reads 'Jantzen rd, Made in England.'