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Women's cut-away one piece swimsuit

Date: c 1970
Dimensions:
Overall: 450 mm
Clothing size: 34
Medium: Bri-nylon
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Name: Swimsuit
Object No: 00016484

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    Description
    This red, white and blue striped one piece cut-away style swimsuit follows bikini designs of the 1960s and 1970s with a narrow strap fastening between the shoulder blades and hi-cut briefs. The swimsuit's distinctive front panel is attached to the hips and bust with three opalescent plastic rings.

    SignificanceThis swimsuit is representative of cut-away one piece swimsuit designs fashionable in the 1970s.
    HistoryBy the early 1970s the enthusiasm for the bikini had been tempered by a fashion for strategically designed cut-away swimsuit styles that combined elements of the bikini and the one piece.

    Additional Titles

    Web title: Women's cut-away one piece swimsuit

    Primary title: LADIES ONE - PIECE CUT - AWAY BATHING COSTUME

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