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Vintage 1940's Metallic Gold Lamé Flame Rhinestone Mesh Showgirl Circus Costume

$1,600

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A truly unique and ultra seductive metallic gold lamé fire-flame showgirl circus dance costume dating back to the mid 1940's. This sensational showstopper is beautifully constructed with sparkling metallic gold lamé appliqued on a high-quality strong nylon mesh. The fabrication is truly gorgeous; prong-set rhinestones are carefully placed around a dramatic fire-flame appliquéd motif with a skilled sheer illusion background. The look is, of course, to make you appear nearly nude while performing! I love the plunging halter necklace that flows into a low backside. Just look at the over-the-top flaming butt! The silhouette is so fresh and strikingly modern. This is such a beautiful museum worthy piece of Vaudeville fashion and showgirl history that will instantly become a favorite in your collection. The pictures say it all. Measurements Bust: 36-38 inches Waist: 28-30 inches Hips: up to 40 inches This1940's American circus dance costume is in excellent condition with no noticeable rips, holes or missing rhinestones. The construction of this garment is impeccable and would make a fantastic stage moment. Perfectly working back metal center zipper. Only signs of wear are the back elastic has stretched out from age but can easily be replaced and a faint stain by the side applique. Please message for detailed pictures. Highly wearable and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Bust: 36 in. (91.44 cm)
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU30916223202

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    Ships From: Beverly Hills, CA
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