1960s Satin 4pc Marching Band Red and White Parade Costume with Silver Trim size M

$106.25 $125.00

Shipping to United States: $10.00

The costume options are endless with this fabulous and RARE vintage costume! Circus Clown, Pennywise, Marching Band, Ringleader...it could even be used as part of a burlesque performance as it is easy to get in and out of.

This four piece set was made by hand during the early 1960s. The majority of the costume is constructed from satin, with some cotton pieces and silver sequined trim. There is no size indicated on any of the garments, but it would best fit modern US women’s sizes 6-8. Please see measurements below to guarantee fit.

The striking contrast between the red and ivory satin is very eye-catching and looks great in photographs! All of the pieces show a little bit of wear, so it is perfect if you are going for that already-aged look. Small areas of discoloration and a few tiny picks in the fabric can be seen throughout most of the pieces, but nothing too distracting or overly-tattered looking.

Piece #1: The jacket is cherry red in color with ivory tuxedo lapels that have silver sequined trim running down the length of the front bodice. The sequin trim continues on the sleeve cuffs as well. The jacket does not close, it remains open in the front to allow for easy movement. The bodice of the garment is lined with a lightweight cotton. The back side of the jacket has long tuxedo tails that look spectacular as you move about. Two large white satin covered buttons are sewn to the lower back above the tails.
Measurements taken closed, lying flat.
Bust- 18 inches across.
Waist- 16 inches across.
Length front- 21 inches long.
Length back- 37 inches long.
Sleeve- 26 inches long.

Piece #2: The vest is made of white satin in the front, and white cotton in the back. The vest is fitted and opens/closes in the front with snaps that are covered by 2 rows of 3 double breasted buttons. The red satin buttons add a pop of color to the vest, and the snaps make it easy to remove for a quick costume change behind the curtain.
Measurements taken closed, lying flat.
Bust- 18 inches across.
Waist- 15.5 inches across.
Length front- 19 inches long.
Length back: 16 inches long.
Back shoulder- 14 inches across.

Piece #3: Underneath the vest lies a cotton cami undershirt that is completely open in the back. The back of the cami has thin elastic strings that can be tied to keep it in place. Most of the stretch is gone from the elastic, but they can still be used to tie the garment to fit in the back. The open back allows for easy movement and quick removal while keeping you cool underneath all of the layers. The front of the cami has some lovely tuxedo pleating, and a cotton bow tie attached the collar. The collar closes at the back neck with 2 small snaps. The size of the cami is adjustable, and the collar will fit up to a 12.5 inch neck.

Piece #4: The billowy high-waisted red satin pants have a contrasting stripe that runs down the side of the leg. The stripe is made of the white satin, and trimmed with the silver sequin roping down the center of the stripe. The pants have an elastic waistband that still holds most of it’s stretch. There is no closure, they just slip on with ease.
Measurements taken lying flat.
Waist- 16 inches across.
Hip- 21.5 inches across.
Rise- 12 inches long.
Inseam- 29 inches long.

Aside from the few areas of discoloration (which give it loads of character!), this costume is in good vintage condition. It would be great for film, theater, or even Halloween! There are no missing buttons, and it was stored in a smoke-free environment.

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