Date: 1970s

Culture: French

Medium: synthetics

Credit Line: Gift of Jane Holzer, 1993

Accession Number: 1993.517.44a, b


Worn on the beaches of the French Riviera, this string bikini of rust-colored nylon is decorated with beads of black, tortoiseshell color, and ivory. The top ties at the back of the neck and at the center back with a slender string. The suggestive bottom has beads at both hips.