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1940s Paper Mache Chinese Dragon Head from a Costume
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1940s handmade papier mâché head of a dragon. From a costume worn for Chinese New Years. Eyes blink, by pulling on chords in head. A bird sits on top of the head.
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Vintage 1940s Masks

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Paper

Roger Furse "Waldemar Fitzurse - Ivanhoe" Original Costume Illustration C.1940
Located in San Francisco, CA
Roger Furse "Waldemar Fitzurse - Ivanhoe" Original Costume Illustration C.1940 Dimensions 12" wide x 17.5" high The distressed frame measures 22" wide x 28" high The frame is incl...
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Early 20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Large Stylized Floral "Gold" Bracelet, Costume Jewelry
Located in Stamford, CT
Flexible wide band bracelet decorated with a large rhinestone and glass bead adorned floral cluster.
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Vintage 1940s Cuff Bracelets

  • Large Stylized Floral "Gold" Bracelet, Costume Jewelry
  • Large Stylized Floral "Gold" Bracelet, Costume Jewelry
  • Large Stylized Floral "Gold" Bracelet, Costume Jewelry
  • Large Stylized Floral "Gold" Bracelet, Costume Jewelry
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H 2 in. W 6.75 in. D 1 in.
Hattie Carnegie Large "Gold" Coin Brooch, Costume Jewelry
By Hattie Carnegie
Located in Stamford, CT
Large brooch shaped as a gold nugget coin.
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Vintage 1940s Brooches

Theatrical Costume Portrait, Watercolor on Paper, 1946
By Clyde Follett Seavey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1946 watercolor and ink on paper portrait of a man in a costume is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1920-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and California College...
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1940s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Goldtone Filigree and Faux Jade Pendant Necklace, Costume Jewelry
Located in Stamford, CT
Goldtone filigree pendant with prong set faux jade cabochon and drop suspended from a chain.
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Vintage 1940s Chain Necklaces

"City Notable" from "Costumes of Morocco", Gouache on Paper
Located in Detroit, MI
"Notable Citadine" translated to "City Notable" is plate number 2 in Jean Besancenot's stunning portraits and depictions of the people of Morocco from his series "Costumes du Maroc" ...
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1940s Portrait Prints

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Paper, Gouache

Mid-Century Coro Creeper Earrings
By Coro Costume Jewelry
Located in Asheville, NC
Ice blue rhinestones delicately climb the ear on these fabulous mid century Coro creeper earrings. A luminescent silver tone strand ties this leafy bouquet together as it makes its s...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Collectible Jewelry

  • Mid-Century Coro Creeper Earrings
  • Mid-Century Coro Creeper Earrings
  • Mid-Century Coro Creeper Earrings
  • Mid-Century Coro Creeper Earrings
H 1.75 in. W 0.75 in. D 0.75 in.
"Woman of Tiznit Wearing the Amendil", from "Costumes of Morocco"
Located in Detroit, MI
"Femme de Tiznit Portant L'Amendil" translated to "Woman of Tiznit Wearing the Amendil" is plate number 47 in Jean Besancenot's stunning portraits and depictions of the people of Mor...
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1940s Portrait Prints

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Paper, Gouache

"Woman Of Tagmout (Singing the Ahwash)" from "Costumes of Morocco"
Located in Detroit, MI
"Femme de Tagmout Chantant L'Ahwas" translated to "Woman Of Tagmout (Singing the Ahwash)" is plate number 44 in Jean Besancenot's stunning portraits and depictions of the people of M...
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1940s Portrait Prints

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Paper, Gouache

"Formal Dress Called <Of The Maghzen>", from "Costumes of Morocco"
Located in Detroit, MI
"Costume du D'Apparat dit du Maghzen" translated to "Formal Dress Called " is plate number 14 in Jean Besancenot's stunning portraits and depictions of the people of Morocco from his...
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1940s Portrait Prints

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Paper, Gouache

"The Sultan's Moghazni" from "Costumes of Morocco", Gouache on Paper
Located in Detroit, MI
"Moghanzi du Sultan" translated to "The Sultan's Moghazni" is plate number 4 in Jean Besancenot's stunning portraits and depictions of the people of Morocco from his series "Costumes...
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1940s Portrait Prints

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Paper, Gouache

"Jewish Bride of Fez" from "Costumes of Morocco", Gouache on Paper
Located in Detroit, MI
"Mariée Juive de Fès" translated to "Jewish Bride of Fez" is plate number 52 in Jean Besancenot's stunning portraits and depictions of the people of Morocco from his series "Costumes...
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1940s Portrait Prints

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Paper, Gouache

"Woman of the Imerrhane" from "Costumes of Morocco", Gouache on Paper
Located in Detroit, MI
"Femme des Imerrhane" translated to "Woman of the Imerrhane is plate number 34 in Jean Besancenot's stunning portraits and depictions of the people of Morocco from his series "Costum...
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1940s Portrait Prints

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Paper, Gouache

"Man of The Ouanergui Carrying the Tabbane" from "Costumes of Morocco"
Located in Detroit, MI
"Homme de L'Ouanergui Portant le Tabban" translated to "Man of The Ouanergui Carrying the Tabbane" is plate number 25 in Jean Besancenot's stunning portraits and depictions of the pe...
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1940s Portrait Prints

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Paper, Gouache

"Townwoman Dressed For Housework" from "Costumes of Morocco", Gouache on Paper
Located in Detroit, MI
"Citadine en Tenue de Ménagère" translated to "Townwoman Dressed For Housework" is plate number 9 in Jean Besancenot's stunning portraits and depictions of the people of Morocco from...
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1940s Portrait Prints

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Paper, Gouache

"Man of the Zemmour" from "Costumes of Morocco", Gouache on Paper
Located in Detroit, MI
"Homme des Zemmour" translated to "Man of the Zemmour" is plate number 24 in Jean Besancenot's stunning portraits and depictions of the people of Morocco from his series "Costumes du...
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1940s Portrait Prints

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Paper, Gouache

Eugene Berman Costume Design for Annabella from "Tis a Pity She's a Whore"
By Eugene Berman
Located in Sharon, CT
Gouache on paper costume design for Annabella, for the John Ford play: "Tis a Pity She's a Whore" by Eugene Berman signed with the cypher (E.B.), dated 1942 and annotated. Pencil ske...
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Vintage 1940s American Elizabethan Drawings

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Paper

"Woman of the Aït MGuild" from "Costumes of Morocco", Gouache on Paper
Located in Detroit, MI
"Femme Des Aït MGuild" translated to "Woman of the Aït MGuild" is plate number 19 in Jean Besancenot's stunning portraits and depictions of the people of Morocco from his series "Cos...
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1940s Portrait Prints

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Paper, Gouache

"Jewish Woman of the Tafilelt" from "Costumes of Morocco", Gouache on Paper
Located in Detroit, MI
"Juive du Tafilelt" translated to "Jewish Woman of the Tafilelt" is plate number 55 in Jean Besancenot's stunning portraits and depictions of the people of Morocco from his series "C...
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1940s Portrait Prints

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Paper, Gouache

Costume Head, Rooster
Located in Clear Spring, MD
A molded paper costume head from a shop in Missouri. Colorful and fun! Great for display and obviously can be worn!
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Vintage 1940s American Carnival Art

1940s 1950s Expandable Brass Fleur de Lis Costume Crown
Located in San Francisco, CA
An unusual 1940s or 50s expandable brass fleur de lis crown. Most likely it is from a ceremonial costume or such. Fabulous! One size expands to all.
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Vintage 1940s More Objets d'Art and Vertu

Vintage 1940's Brooks Costume Couture Beaded Velvet Strapless Corset Bustle Gown
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
A truly breathtaking and one-of-a-kind couture creation by Brooks Costume Company. The Brooks Costume Company was the foremost maker of theatrical costumes in New York in the early p...
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1940s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

French Theater Costume Drawing
By Freddy Wittop
Located in Houston, TX
Lively gouache costume sketch of a French uniform by famed costume designer Freddy Wittop, circa 1950. Signed lower right. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a ...
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1940s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Paper

Set of 4 Folk costumes serigraphs
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-109 Set of 4 folk costume in black frame with gold border.
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Vintage 1940s French Prints

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Wood, Glass

Schreiner Rhinestone Pearl Costume Bracelet
By Schreiner Jewelry
Located in Lexington, KY
This is a Schreiner of New York bright, beautiful rhinestone and faux pearl bracelet. It was made circa 1940. It is excellent condition with all stones intact. This bracelet Gives yo...
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Vintage 1940s Art Deco Retro Bracelets

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Crystal, Gilt Metal

  • Schreiner Rhinestone Pearl Costume Bracelet
  • Schreiner Rhinestone Pearl Costume Bracelet
  • Schreiner Rhinestone Pearl Costume Bracelet
  • Schreiner Rhinestone Pearl Costume Bracelet
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W 1.13 in. L 7.5 in.
Schreiner Deco Rhinestone Pearl Costume Choker Necklace
By Schreiner Jewelry
Located in Lexington, KY
This is a fantastic, big, bold beautiful Deco rhinestone and faux pearl choker necklace by Schreiner of New York. It is bright and flashy, giving you an eye catching look without the...
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Vintage 1940s Art Deco Choker Necklaces

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Crystal, Gilt Metal

Doris Zinkeisen Costume Design for Twelfth Night for Antonio 1942 ballet tour
By Doris Clare Zinkeisen
Located in London, GB
From a series of six costume designs for Twelfth Night to be listed over the next few weeks. Message us for more details, or scroll down to "More from this seller" and below it clic...
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1940s Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil, Watercolor, Gouache

Folk art wings from a Portugese angel costume Circa 1940
Located in Antwerp, BE
These angel wings are from a 1940's Portugese angel costume as part of a "living Nativity" that is a Christmas tradition in many parts of Southern Europe. The wings are made complet...
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Mid-20th Century Portuguese Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Glass

Dorothy Thorpe Costume Rack
Located in Treasure Island, CA
Once a store fixture at Gump's of Honolulu, brought back to San Francisco by former employee
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Vintage 1940s American Coat Racks and Stands

Materials

Lucite

"Costume Piece" by Richard Gentry Ayer
By Richard Ayer
Located in Oakland, CA
Surreal painting by Richard Gentry Ayer. Signed and dated 1940. Richard Gentry Ayer, 1909-1967. Born in San Bernadino, California artist Richard Gentry Ayer, a self taught arti...
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Vintage 1940s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Ernest A. Bachrach Set of Four RKO Costume Stills
Located in Southfield, MI
Superb light sepia toned set of four costume stills for RKO Radio Pictures starlet Linda Rivas (1920-1997) by noted Hollywood still photographer Ernest A. Bachrach (1899-1973). <br /...
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Vintage 1940s American Photography

Large Schiaparelli Bracelet, Costume Jewelry
By House of Schiaparelli
Located in Stamford, CT
Spectacular Schiaparelli bracelet with three huge round faceted watermelon stones and three marquis watermelon stones set in a silvery gold link bracelet.
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Vintage 1940s Link Bracelets

  • Large Schiaparelli Bracelet, Costume Jewelry
  • Large Schiaparelli Bracelet, Costume Jewelry
  • Large Schiaparelli Bracelet, Costume Jewelry
  • Large Schiaparelli Bracelet, Costume Jewelry
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H 1.25 in. W 7.5 in. D 0.5 in.
French Costume Drawing - Band Major
By Freddy Wittop
Located in Houston, TX
Whimsically illustrated gouache costume sketch of a band major uniform by the famed costume designer Freddy Wittop, circa 1950. Signed lower right. Original artwork on paper displ...
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1940s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Paper

Vintage Floral Onyx Bead Costume Collar Bib Choker Statement Necklace
Located in Mount Kisco, NY
Have fun with this vintage blue black onyx beaded collar statement necklace handcrafted on silk wrapped adjustable wire to wear as a bib necklace or closer and higher on the neck as ...
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Vintage 1940s Beaded Necklaces

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Onyx, Stainless Steel

Tiger's Eye Black Onyx Bead Costume Collar Bib Choker Statement Necklace
Located in Mount Kisco, NY
The golden tones of Tiger's Eye beads give this spectacular collar necklace it's rich look. Cascading clusters of beaded petals weaved together in a vine like pattern make a dramati...
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Vintage 1940s Beaded Necklaces

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Onyx, Tiger's Eye, Stainless Steel

Doris Zinkeisen Costume Design for Viola ii Twelfth Night for 1942 ballet tour
By Doris Clare Zinkeisen
Located in London, GB
From a series of six costume designs for Shakespeare's Twelfth Night we have listed. Message us for more details, or scroll down to "More from this seller" and below it click on "See...
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1940s Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache, Pencil

Doris Zinkeisen Costume Design for Viola for Twelfth Night for 1942 ballet tour
By Doris Clare Zinkeisen
Located in London, GB
From a series of six costume designs for Shakespeare's Twelfth Night we have listed. Message us for more details, or scroll down to "More from this seller" and below it click on "See...
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1940s Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache, Pencil

Oliver Messel Costume Design For The Ballet Sleeping Beauty
By Oliver Hilary Sambourne Messel
A Costume Design By Oliver Messel For A Production Of Sleeping Beauty At The Royal Ballet In 1946.
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1940s Other Art Style Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil, Paper, Watercolor