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bikini 1947.2865

Object Name: bathing costume & bikini

Date: 1946

Accession Number: 1947.2865
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • rayon
  • elastic
Support
 
Technique
  • ruched
Description

Red and white shot rayon, ruched vertically and horizontally with parallel lines of elastic.

Bra : Top edge rising for bust each side in front, with tie each side at front top edge to fasten round neck; lower edge straight; no fastenings; closer lines of parallel ruching down back and front.
Knickers : Tubular, with short straight gusset; closer parallel lines of ruching to top edge.

Dimensions

Type: Bra
Height:
Width: 21 cm
Depth:

Type: Knickers
Height: 25
Width: 19
Depth: