String bikini with airbrushed bird print

This early Expozay bikini has been screen printed and then airbrushed by hand by artist Graham Bell who did all the early textile designs for the brand.

Details

Credit: Courtesy of Tauranga Heritage Collection
Designer: Print designed by Graham Bell
Maker: Expozay
Manufacturing location: Tauranga
Garment type: Bikini
Material: Polyamide/lycra
Colour: Blue & yellow
Exhibition: At the Beach: 100 Years of Summer Fashion in New Zealand October 2015 - February 2016.
Label: Expozay
Date: Late 1970s