Woman's Bathing Costume, 2-piece, Black And Tan
Woman's Bathing Costume, 2-piece, Black And Tan
Woman's Bathing Costume, 2-piece, Black And Tan
Woman's Bathing Costume, 2-piece, Black And Tan
Woman's Bathing Costume, 2-piece, Black And Tan
Woman's Bathing Costume, 2-piece, Black And Tan
Woman's Bathing Costume, 2-piece, Black And Tan
Woman's Bathing Costume, 2-piece, Black And Tan
Woman's Bathing Costume, 2-piece, Black And Tan
Woman's Bathing Costume, 2-piece, Black And Tan


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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Swimwear ➔ Woman's Bathing Costume, 2-piece, Black And Tan

Identifier:
126572
Description:
A two-piece wool bathing suit dating 1902-1906. It includes a shirt and bloomers combination garment that buttons at the front and an overskirt worn for modesty. Sailor suits influenced bathing dress during this period, as seen with the collar and tie.
Date:
1902 – 1906
Materials:
Wool
Current Location Status:
Education Program
Source:
Gift Of Taggart, Mrs. Ganson
Rights:

Exhibits/Programs
What Price Beauty? ()

Artifact GR (2012 – 2013)
Artifact GR was a project which invited members of the community into the archives of the Grand Rapids Public Museum, and asked them to write about their experiences.  The resulting submissions were cataloged in an interactive website (www.artifactgr.org) and in a published book (http://www.blurb.com/b/4400444-the-artifact-projectsoftcover).
Makers/Donors
Mrs. Ganson Taggart

Andrea Melvin
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