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Object Name Bikini
Object ID 2015.3.1a-b
Other Name Swimsuit
Date circa 1975
Description Woman's two-piece bathing suit, made of Tyvek (R) material in a blue and white houndstooth check pattern. All edges bound in solid white. Size "M". Label on front of package: "new ladies swimwear: DIPSTERS"
(a) Halter top: simple V-neckline with slight overlap at center front; white string ties (extension of binding) at neck and sides tie in back.
(b) "Bikini" bottom: elasticized waist and leg openings.
Provenance Found in Collection. Had been stored in LeBaron Hall with Textiles and Clothing department teaching materials; source unknown. Date based on company's "since 1974" statement on their website.
People & Trade Names Dipsters (Fabrication Enterprises, Inc.)