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Bathing costume

Bathing costume

  • Place of origin:

    Nottingham (made)

  • Date:

    1920s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown
    J. B. Lewis & Sons (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    jersey

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Harry Matthews

  • Museum number:

    T.74-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tomato red bathing costume in jersey with a black harlequin check, each diamond containing a red circle. Buttoning at one shoulder.

Place of Origin

Nottingham (made)

Date

1920s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown
J. B. Lewis & Sons (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

jersey

Dimensions

Length: 83 cm, Width: 38 cm bust, Width: 48 cm hips

Descriptive line

Bathing costume, red and black jersey with harlequin pattern. 1920s. Produced by J.B. Lewis and Son of Nottingham under their Meridan Interlock label.

Materials

Jersey

Techniques

Sewing

Categories

Women's clothes; Informal wear; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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