Black Men's Swimsuit

Brief Item Record

Title: Black Men's Swimsuit

Creator: B. Altman & Co.

Date: 1910-1919

Description: Men's 1910's black wool bathing suit; sleeveless jumper style with scoop neckline; pants end at mid-thigh; pull-on styling, no closures; Men's 1910's black wool bathing suit; jumper with scoop neckline; sleeveless tank; pants end at mid-thigh; no closures

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001040

Title

Black Men's Swimsuit

Description

Men's 1910's black wool bathing suit; sleeveless jumper style with scoop neckline; pants end at mid-thigh; pull-on styling, no closures; Men's 1910's black wool bathing suit; jumper with scoop neckline; sleeveless tank; pants end at mid-thigh; no closures

Creator

Date

1910-1919

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

38 inches (chest), 37 inches (waist), 42 inches (hips), 26.5 inches (center front length), 28 inches (center back length), 8 inches (underarm to waist). other measurements: 21 inches (leg opening)

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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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

Cataloguer with Date

Hilde Wulf, 3/24/14

Color Main

Technique

Neckline

Sleeve Type

Pants Type

Chest

38

Waist

37

Hips

42

Center Front Length

26.5

Center Back Length

28

Underarm to Waist

8

Measurements Other

21 inches (leg opening)

All Measurements

38 inches (chest), 37 inches (waist), 42 inches (hips), 26.5 inches (center front length), 28 inches (center back length), 8 inches (underarm to waist). other measurements: 21 inches (leg opening)

Label

B. Altman & Co. / PARIS NEW YORK'

Date Earliest

1910

Date Latest

1919

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

very good

Condition Description

Tear all around legs; surface dirt

Storage Location

Q8

Work Type

Tags

Citation

B. Altman & Co., “Black Men's Swimsuit,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed May 29, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/881.