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pic 1 "Rubberized three piece bathing costume in red with red and white polka dots; from Marshall Field and Co.

pic 2 For golf on cooler days, a knitted sweater, with jersey collar, coffs and skirt; from Marshall Field and Co.

pic 3 Circular basket weave material skirt in brown and tan, with brown suede jacket; from Abercrombie and Fitch Co.

source: 1926 Country Life

found some neat deco era ephemera last weekend, these tear pages were among them

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I'm just seeing this now, but I *love* this article, and anything to do with early women's sportswear. The bathing costume in "red with red and white polka dots" must have been something to see!

Metro re: red and white polka dot..... I know right...and what the heck is "rubberized" ?! lol

Ha ha, I was wondering the same thing about the 'rubberized' part. Imagine how hot that would have been to wear -- but probably great for weight loss, lol. ;)


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