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This one has got to be one of my favorites...

I understand my grandmother made her suit herself.

She was always good with a needle.

Look at her monogram...

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Doris Geneva Balding, early 1920s



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Stunning suit

Date: 2013-01-14 05:47 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
I love the old bathing suits. Back when they really were for taking dips and not swimming. I wonder if this suit, like so many, was made from wool. I've never been able to wrap my head around swimming in wool.

--Tattered and Lost

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