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Bathing Costume - 'Edna by Liberty', Green and White Cotton, circa 1957 Object Reg. No: HT 13768

Summary:
Green Bathing Costume made in the late 1950s. It was worn by Renata Crea's mother Lidia who migrated to Australia from Italy in 1950 with her husband Guiseppe.
Description:
Green striped one-piece cotton bathers, labelled 'Edna' by Liberty. Straps crossed at back; elasticized shirred back; straight cut at top of thigh. Fold-over of fabric on bust. Black piping detail along front edge of bust.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Renata Crea, 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 34.5 cm (Width), 63.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: women s clothing, swimwear, theatrical costumes, swimming
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: swimwear
Inscriptions: Label attached to back: "05/ cotton / & rubber / Edna / BY LIBERTY"
Manufacturer: Liberty, circa 1957
User: Mrs Lidia Crea, Victoria, Australia, circa 1957

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