1950s Catalina patchwork romper
Vintage late 1950s/early 1960s one piece figure shaping "part of the art of Eve" Catalina swimsuit romper. Deep rich colours in a patchwork style fabric. Fabric is in excellent condition.
Boning at the bodice, cups are not padded. Will accommodate a slightly fuller bust. Straps have three button hole options for different lengths. Three gold tone buttons on the bodice. Back metal zipper with additional hook and eye closures. Belt loops for you to add your own belt. Entire romper is lined in white cotton.
Please see photos for details. Please note the fabric is a little more muted and darker than the photos show.
Please allow extra room for comfortable fit and ease of movement. Item is laid flat, measurements are taken and then doubled for the bust, waist and hips.
Fits like: small - vintage label reads size 10
There is NO give to the fabric.
Bust: 33" to almost 34"
Waist: snug 25"
Waist to gusset: 13.5"
Length of bodice from where the strap attaches: 9"
Brand/maker: Catalina, From the "part of the art of eve .... series
Condition: Very Good - There is some wear to the interior cotton and some discolouration- please see photos for details. Interior nylon panty has been removed. Romper has been hand washed and is ready to wear.