Bathing suit with rows of checkerboard lace

This Catalina bathing suit was made under licence by Christchurch clothing manufacturer, Lane Walker Rudkin. Lane Walker Rudkin was also home to the iconic label Canterbury, which continues to supply sportswear for an international market. 


Copyright: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, CC BY-NC-ND licence
Designer: Unknown
Manufacturing location: Christchurch
Garment type: Bathing suit
Material: Nylon
Colour: Blue, white
Label: Catalina
Date: 1950s