Size 6 1940s Swimsuit by Catalina Hollywood Label - Fantastic Ruched Black Velvet with Smocking - Sexy Small 40s Pin Up - Bust 32 to 35

$ 249.99

Terrific 1940s swimsuit with a curvy fit and a collectible label! It's washable black velvety velour in gorgeous ruffles to the front bustline and center front smocked closure. Has a sexy design that can be worn with shoulder straps as shown, or strapless. Sides and back are completely ruched in lines of stretchy elastic, with a boned bustline & center front zipper. Fantastic!

Ladies' Size
2 to 6

Bust 32 to 35, Waist 24 to 30, Hip up to 36; Front Bust Edge to Waist 11, Front Bust Edge to Hem 23.5, Center Back Neckline Edge to Crotch 21.5 Inches


" Catalina / 100% duPont / NYLON / MASTERPIECES / Styled for the Stars / of Hollywood / LOS ANGELES, CALIF / REG US PAT OFF / MADE IN U.S.A. " and vintage size " WEIGHT / 125/140 / SIZE / 36 " at bodice seam

Jet black nylon velvety velour, not stretchy but heavily ruched and smocked with elasticized stitching; boning with black twill interior trim; white nylon mesh bust lining; beige vinyl crotch lining

Center front metal zipper, black velvet strap attaches to front bust with hook and loop


Condition Detail
Exquisite, barely worn at most, second label is yellowed, one line of smocking at back torso has a 1.5 inch gap in stitching, still functions well, all the rest of the smocking is stretchy and intact, looks terrific overall

Washing Instructions
Warm hand wash after wearing, shape and dry flat

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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