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Bathing Costume - Black Cotton, circa 1957 Object Reg. No: HT 13771

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 37.0 cm (Width), 62.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: women s clothing, italian communities, 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: "COTTON ALL / W"
Date Manufactured: circa 1957
User: Mrs Lidia Crea, Victoria, Australia, circa 1957

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