I also lean towards a later date. Late 60's early 70's. Front zippers for women's clothing are (almost) unseen before that.
These are probably silly...
RED HOT Vtg 50s DARUTH Sheer Nylon Chiffon Blouse Top NOS
LIL Vtg 60s Western Riders Ladies Denim Cigarette Pants
All on eBay:
GREENTREE Vintage 40s-50s Summer ROSES Cotton Print Sun Dress NOS M-L
Vintage 60s-70s Denim Hot Pants Overall Shorts NOS S-M...
It looks like carpet!
For lack of an exact name I would call it a synthetic pile (or wool or acrylic if you know the fabric contents).
I have never seen a mannequin like this one before. She's wonderful!
Wonderfully done Lizzie!
Here's from Youtube the histiory of the string bikini:
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I Would date it as 1960's. From the photos it appears to originally have had some kind of straps in the back.
I shop for my manni like I would a smaller sized sister...and when I find something exactly in her size I think gleefully "Linda will look so...
I have used white vinegar and baking soda in a cold water wash. It seems to help.
Frederic Molenac. Label from a Black Neoprene tuxedo-motorcycle jacket from his Fall '96 collection which featured shocking designs in...
I can maybe get you started. The F in a shield is the mark of the Federal Glass Company.
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