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This swimsuit is representative of the athletic knitted swimsuits worn by women in the 1920s. The bright colours reflect a more fashion conscious attitude to swimwear and a move away from the more subdued colours of previous decades. It features a full skirt for modesty sewn over cuffed shorts.

Details

  • Title: Women's one-piece swimsuit
  • Creator: Tri-Tex
  • Date: 1920s
  • Type: Swimsuit
  • See institution's online collections: http://www.anmm.gov.au/collections
  • Medium: Wool
  • Dimensions: 830 x 500 x 25 mm
  • Credit line: ANMM Collection

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