|Object ID #||1984.077.001|
|Object Name||Suit, Bathing|
|Lexicon category||3: Personal Artifacts|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
Man's early 20th century bathing suit. It is made of navy cotton fabric, with red-coloured trim at the bottom of the legs and the suit's skirt. The suit has a scoop neckline and has no sleeves. The body of the suit comes to the waist and then it is stitched to the trunks and from there it continues down in a skirt. The left shoulder strap is fastened by a single double-holed mother-of-pearl button. The other strap is continuous.
Unknown manufacturer. Last owned by
Martha Clark (neé Mills) who grew up in Proton Township, and lived at Dundalk, Grey County.
|Collection||Textiles, 20th-c Clothing Collection, Men's|
|Dimensions||W-47 L-78.5 cm|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
|Function||A garment worn by a person (male? female?) while swimming.|