Sweet Disorder Vintage
1920s Showgirl Costume
Adorable 1920s showgirl costume. The ancient Egypt theme is beautifully rendered in silk thread embroidery, beading and metallic lamé appliqués. All created and sewn by hand. Springy metal bullion fringe adds bounce to the hem and emphasizes your every move. Matching metal bullion ribbon straps. The body of the dress is silk satin. Side hook & eye placket. So cute and sassy! This beauty is a treasure and a museum deaccession. But she is well loved & delicate so please see the condition notes.
Chest 16" armpit to armpit with a little extra in the bust. Just fits the 33" bust of the mannequin.
Length 32" Length shoulder to waist 15"
Label: None present
Material: Silk, metallic lamé and metal bullion passementerie
This 1920s showgirl costume is in fair to poor condition. Heavy wear throughout. A little bead loss on the skirt. The main issue is that the silk dress is delicate and worn. There are a few untidy period mends. I've reinforced some of the weak spots in the bodice with fusible interfacing. Wearable for a photoshoot or something similar but needs to be handled with care.
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