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  • Beachwear (bathing suit), 1950–59
    American
    Wool
    Gift of Richard Martin, 1996 (1996.316.2ab)

    Monochromatic stripes add a nautical touch to this ensemble. The strapless top has round-wired cups to shape the bust into the desired 1950s silhouette, while the modest bottom of black wool jersey features an overskirt with striped inserts.

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  • Beachwear (bathing suit), 1950–59
    American
    Wool
    Gift of Richard Martin, 1996 (1996.316.2ab)

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