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Bathing Costume - 'Edna by Liberty', Green and White Cotton, circa 1957 Object 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
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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