bathing costume & swimsuit

Janet Dickinson

bathing costume & swimsuit

Janet Dickinson


Costume of complicated cut. Heart-shaped neckline filled in with panel of white fabric with applied stripes of bright blue corded elastic fabric. Neckline straps extend from turndown collar panels at each side of bust line. A triangular gusset of fabric with applied blue stripes is let in between side and front pieces at leg opening. Inside front is a bra lining of fine white nylon, elasticated underneath. Back fastens with large steel zip (Lightning). Back neckline has U plunge, elasticated straps fasten to back with transparent plastic buttons into fabric loops. Side seams are boned at bust level. Front and crotch lined with nylon.

Object Name

bathing costume & swimsuit

Creators Name

Janet Dickinson

Date Created



Length: 71cm
Bust: 91cm

accession number


Place of creation

United Kingdom



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