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bathing costume 1947.2842

Object Name: bathing costume & swimsuit

Date: 1870-1875

Accession Number: 1947.2842
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • alpaca
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Brown alpaca trimmed with red woollen braid. Fronts to waist each in one section, fastening to round neeck with 6 pairs of bone buttons and narrow red braid loops; back to waist in two sections; short sleeves in one section, join in one sleeve; slightly flared basque, fronts each in one section, back in two sections, concealing waistband; belt attached at centre back, fastening in front with hook and loop; long legs each in one section, seamed at centre back and centre front and at inner leg; neck sleeves, front opening, basque edge and outer leg trimmed with red braid.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 112.5 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 35.6
Width:
Depth: