Teaser Tuesday: Fashionable Swimwear of 1922

Original caption: "The early fall bathing at Venice, California, where beauties cavort in beach costumes of abbreviated nature not sensed by the censor were treated to a rather unusual sight with Miss Marilyn McKinney appeared on the sands wearing a bething costume of oriental design and heavily beaded." October 10, 1922 via Bettmann/Corbis

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  1. Terri — I don’t think anyone actually “swam” in a bathing suit like this. More for sunning themselves and being fashionable and provocative on the beach.

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