Concealing and Revealing The Legacies of American Swimwear

Bathing suit, blue and white striped

Description:
Bathing costume consisting of suit and shirt in blue and white striped cotton (like denim); suit has middy collar, buttons down front, pointed yoke in front, "modesty" piece with feather stitching; collar and short, puffed sleeves edged in faded blue tape; bloomers have elastic in legs, tape trim; skirt short and dirndl style, with buttons on waistband and tape trim around hem.
Attribution:
unknown designer U.S.A
Date:
1890...1910