As Is 1940s Swimsuit - Glamour Girl - Black Stretch Knit - Cheap 40s Halter Bathing Suit - Maillot - Summer Swim - Good for Pattern Copying

$ 19.99

This deadstock 1940s swimsuit would be excellent for display, great for pattern copying. It has a ruffled bustline with pieced bust cups, a string halter tie and maillot silhouette with princess seams. Never worn from the 40s, unfortunately dry-rotted with potential for clever uses.

2 to 4

Bust 32 to 34, Waist 28 to 30, Hip up to 35; Front Bust Edge to Waist 11, Front Bust Edge to Crotch 27, Back Neckline to Crotch 18.5 Inches


A Lot/Size label at side seam

Black spandex-like knit with a horizontal stretch (no vertical stretch), likely a nylon-rubber blend; black acetate jersey partial lining

Center back metal zipper, button & loop at top, back neckline edge is elasticized


Condition Detail
Never worn, back left panel is dry-rotted and ripped from neckline edge to crotch, front has tears near crotch and rest of suit appears dry rotted as well, zipper is stuck, very subtle reddish discolor to bust area, best for display or pattern copying

Washing Instructions
Warm hand wash, shape and dry flat, steam if needed

Please note: All measurements (bust - waist - hip) are the maximum body measurements that will fit the item. These measurements already have ease subtracted and they are not actual fabric widths. To get actual fabric widths add two inches at the bust - one inch at the waist and two inches at the hip.

Size listed is a modern size. Any available vintage size is noted in the Label description. Please remember vintage sizes and modern sizes can vary a great deal.

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