Bathing suit with cream ribbed trim

This black wool bathing suit belonged to Glenyse Russell’s mother-in-law. The label reads 'Roslyn Size 34 Knitwear All Wool'. A cream ribbed edge is scalloped across bust, which is also lined with the same colour. Thin wool straps are tied and gathered at centre back. The Roslyn swimming lady badge is on the left thigh.

Details

Credit: Image courtesy of The Kauri Museum, ­1997_326
Copyright: All Rights Reserved, image © The Kauri Museum
Designer: Unknown
Manufacturing location: Dunedin
Garment type: Bathing suit
Material: Wool
Colour: Black, cream
Label: Roslyn
Date: 1940s