Kennedy's personally-owned and -worn bathing suit. Blue and white striped cotton one-piece suit, size 10/32, has narrow shoulder straps and back zipper, five flat white buttons down the bodice, and is fully lined in white cotton. Inside bears a “Catalina Created in California” manufacturer’s label. In fine condition, with minor rust stain dots near back waist and inside bodice, some discoloration on front top from storage. Accompanied by a copy of a certificate of authenticity from Mary Gallagher, Kennedy’s personal secretary. Provenance: Robert L. White Collection, Guernsey’s, 2005. RR Auction COA.
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