From the late 1940s or early 1950s, a taffeta skirt in bright multicolor stripes on black.
- boldly colored, bright "ribbon" or "circus" stripes on a black ground was very popular trend in the late 40s and early 50s (the most famous brand was Maxan)
- crisp and swishy fabric
- closes at side with two hooks&eyes and a snap (move them to adjust size)
- single side pocket
- very full skirt could be worn with multiple crinolines (shown with one, not included)
Labels: Harry Coffee (famous California clothing store), California Classics (brand)
Fiber/Care: no tags, feels like a silk or silk-blend (with rayon) taffeta, dry-clean
Condition: nearly perfect with only the tiniest of flaws (the "worst," shown in the second-to-last photo, is at the waistband, and looks to be wear a brooch had been attached). The pocket shows some color shift, as shown. Doesn't show, of course.
waist: currently at 28"/71cm, easily adjusted up to 29"/73.5cm
hem sweep: 126"/320cm
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