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Men's swimming trunks
(c. 1950)

Medium
cotton, rayon, rubber
Measurements
28.0 cm (centre back) 29.0 cm (waist)
Inscription
label, cardboard swing tag printed with a beach scene and: Lazy days / swimwear
Accession Number
1998.238
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Anne Playfoot, Member, 1998
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Men's swimming trunks, with square waistline and low-cut legs. In black rayon/cotton rubber fabric, with lustrous surface and continous vertical rows of multicoloured lurex thread self-pattern. Seam at the centre front, gusset lined in white cotton. Waistband fastened with white rayon drawstring.