Back to Home
Who We Are
Visit Us
Explore Our Collections
Selections From The NJHS Collections
Museum: Artifact Collections
Archives: Documents, Manuscripts, & Photographs
Library: Published Books, Periodicals, & Maps
Other Resources
Do History
For Teachers
Get Involved


Search JerseyHistory.org:
-- --

Selection From The NJHS Collections

> More selections from our collections

Woman's bathing suit, about 1900.
Woman's bathing suit, about 1900.
Wool, cotton. Gift of Mrs. Axel Westerdahl. 1976.13.93

This is part of a two-piece bathing costume typically worn by women at the New Jersey shore beaches in the early 20th century. The costume consisted of bloomer-style legs, squared neckline, and puffed short sleeves. An outer skirt was then worn over the legs.



The New Jersey Historical Society
52 Park Place - Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 596-8500 - Fax: (973) 596-6957
Contact NJHS
Copyright © 2001, The New Jersey Historical Society
Our Privacy Policy - Site Map