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Bathing Costume - Black Cotton, circa 1957 Reg. No: HT 13771
- Black 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.
- Black bathers, unlabelled. Halterneck, tied at back of neck; elasticized shirred back; straight cut at top of thigh. Three buttons sewn along gathered section on middle front left hand side.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Renata Crea, 2006
|Dimensions:||37.0 cm (Width), 62.5 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||women s clothing, italian communities, swimwear, theatrical costumes, swimming|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Migration Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Label attached to back: "COTTON ALL / W"|
|Date Manufactured:||circa 1957|
|User:||Mrs Lidia Crea, Victoria, Australia, circa 1957|