Swimsuit, Bikini

Maker
Expozay (estab. Late 1970s)
Production date
1980s
Current rights
Creative Commons - CC-BY
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Name/title
Swimsuit, Bikini
Description
A woman's bikini bathing suit. Strapless bra top and brief pants with straps on sides. Bra has a support on each side like a corset bone. Unlined and hemmed. One plastic catch at back of bra. Colour, black, brown and white leapord print. Front of pants lined. Size 10 (NZ) 8 (US).

In 1976 Expozay was established in Tauranga by Tony and Judy Alvos. The business idea was born when Judy, who was importing swimwear, began experimenting and producing her own garments to sell. Early Expozay bikinis were screen-printed with black outlines and then airbrushed with colour detail.
Maker
Expozay (estab. Late 1970s)
Production date
1980s
Production place
New Zealand
Measurements
Top - 280mm (width), 80mm (length)
Pant - 270mm (width), 240mm (length)
Accession number
0039/17
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