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Grandaddy's Black Bathing Suit

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Identifier

VC2001039

Title

Grandaddy's Black Bathing Suit

Description

Men's black wool bathing suit; scoop neck; sleeveless; fitted; jamaica length shorts; knitted stretch band at hem

Creator

Franklin Simon & Co.

Date

1910-1919

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

34 inches (chest), 34 inches (waist), 40 inches (hips), 29.5 inches (center front length), 31.5 inches (center back length),

Medium

wool

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

United States

Temporal Coverage

1910s

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2001039

Cataloguer with Date

Ruby Pierce & Taylor Bowen, 3/24/14

Color Main

black

Technique

machine sewing

Structure Neckline

scoop neck

Structure Sleeves

sleeveless

Structure Pants

shorts

Structure Hem

mid-thigh length

Dimensions Chest

34

Dimensions Waist

34

Dimensions Hips

40

Dimensions CF Length

29.5

Dimensions CB Length

31.5

Dimensions All

34 inches (chest), 34 inches (waist), 40 inches (hips), 29.5 inches (center front length), 31.5 inches (center back length),

Label

"Franklin Simon & Co. / FIFTH AVE. N.Y." on center back neck; "Grandaddy Harrington's bathing suit" on a paper note

Wearer

Grandaddy Harrington

Donor

Harrington family

Date Earliest

1910

Date Latest

1919

Culture

American

Gender

menswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Sport

Function

sports clothing

Exhibitions

none

Condition Term

excellent

Condition

Few moth holes at crotch; straps are stretched from wear

Storage Location

Q8

Repository

Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Work Type

bathing suit
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