Sweet Disorder Vintage

1930s Vaudeville Costume in Chartreuse Silk Chiffon


Size: Extra small

Condition: Good

Gorgeous 1930s chartreuse silk chiffon vaudeville costume. Sequinned vines of fuscia flowers climb the dress. The gold sequins are little star shapes. Pretty ruched bust. Fabulous gored skirt is a full circle with three layers of silk chiffon for extra ruffle and twirl. The shoulder straps and halter strap are dainty braided chiffon. Clever paneling creates the exaggerated fit and flare silhouette. Matching high-waisted ruffled bloomers with a Deco Talon zipper. Phenomenal construction throughout for a very sturdy, sleek fit. The bodice is lined in acetate with bust pads sewn in the cups. Hidden zip in the back of the dress. Such a gorgeous piece of theater history and wearable too!

Flat Measurements


Chest 16", stretches to 16.5" max armpit to armpit.  Will fit up to a 33" bust comfortably. You could remove the bust pads to gain a little more in the cup.

Waist 13"

Hip free

Length 40"


Waist 12.5"

Hip 16-17"

Length waist to crotch 13"

Label: None present

Material: Silk chiffon

This 1930s vaudeville costume is in good condition. It is structurally sturdy and very wearable. There is oxidation of the dye at the armpits of the dress and on the bloomers. The dress has two lines of lost sequins on each side and a little more loss on the center of the bodice. A little staining from where some of the sequins used to be. Overall wear from stage use. The fabrics are sturdy and the zippers fully functional. This set has not been cleaned or altered in the interest of collectors. It is over 90 years old and a stunning wearable piece of history. 

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size xs small medium large xl
bust 32-34 34-36 36-38 38-40 40-42
waist 22-24 24-26 26-28 28-30 30-32
hips 32-34 34-36 36-38 38-40 40-42


The flat measurements in the product description are the actual measurements of the garment when laid flat. Double the chest, waist and hip measurements for an idea of fit. Please remember to allow a little "space" in a garment beyond your body measurements for ease and a good fit.

If you are uncertain about fit you can measure a similar garment you own that fits you well and compare the measurements with the product. You can use the image below as a guide.


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