Black swimsuit with string mesh panels

This Slix swimsuit was made under licence by Auckland manufacturer Silknit. There are inserts reminiscent of a string vest across the upper chest and midriff. It has an open back with a strap across at bra height. 


Credit: Courtesy of Paula Thompson
Designer: Unknown
Maker: Made under licence by Silknit
Manufacturing location: 10-14 New North Road, Auckland
Garment type: Swimsuit
Material: Bri-nylon
Features: Mesh inserts
Colour: Black
Label: Slix
Date: 1960s