From the web: “A 19th-century bikini from Iran goes on show in the UK in time for the summer”

This bikini top, acquired by the “intrepid” Victorian traveller Ellen Tanner (1847-1937) during her tour of the Middle East in the 1890s, is among the more unusual objects conserved ahead of an exhibition of Tanner’s Middle Eastern art collection at the Holburne Museum in Bath, south-west En

from Pocket