Ruched orange bathing suit
Although known for its iconic rugby jerseys, Canterbury's swimwear was worn by New Zealanders throughout the 20th century.
Credit: Image courtesy of Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington.
Copyright: Photo © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, All rights reserved.
Maker: Lane Walker Rudkin
Garment type: Bathing suit
Features: The back panel is shirred using elastic to give a neat fit and the shoulder straps are adjustable using buttons and a series of buttonholes.
Label: Canterbury of New Zealand