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Bathing dress

Bathing dress

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    c.1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wool and cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Harry Matthews

  • Museum number:

    T.78:1,2-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Blue wool bathing costume, tunic top and bloomers, trimmed with wide bands of white cotton tape.

Place of Origin

Britain (possibly, made)

Date

c.1910 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

wool and cotton

Dimensions

Length: 75 cm tunic, Width: 40 cm shoulders, Circumference: 62 cm waist, Width: 68 cm hem, Length: 75 cm belt, Length: 33 cm sleeve, Length: 72 cm bloomers, Width: 27 cm bloomers waist, Width: 55 cm bloomers hips

Descriptive line

Woman's bathing costume, c.1910. British, blue wool with white cotton applied tape stripes.

Materials

Wool; Cotton

Techniques

Sewing

Categories

Women's clothes; Informal wear; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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