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Bathing Costume - 'Edna by Liberty', Green and White Cotton, circa 1957 Reg. No: HT 13768
- 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.
- 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
|Dimensions:||34.5 cm (Width), 63.5 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||women s clothing, swimwear, theatrical costumes, swimming|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Migration Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Label attached to back: "05/ cotton / & rubber / Edna / BY LIBERTY"|
|Manufacturer:||Liberty, circa 1957|
|User:||Mrs Lidia Crea, Victoria, Australia, circa 1957|