Vintage 20s Flapper Bandeau Bra Pink Woven Cotton Binding Brassiere
Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing
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From the flapper era, here is a bandeau bra or binding bra made of a pink cotton fabric, woven with a satin pattern, and with elasticized insets and cotton straps. It does up with three hooks and eyes at the back. There is no label.
In the 1920s a boyish flat bust line was considered more desirable and the majority of women could only achieve this effect by binding their breasts with a bandeau bra . These were worn mainly in the early part of the decade - they supported the breasts by compressing them. These types of bandeau bra were constructed by using a simple band of fabric and they were the bras of choice at that time.
Please rely on the following measurements for fit, all given in inches.
Bust: 32” taken in the centre of the bra
Bottom of bra: 29” unstretched - 30 1/2” stretched out
Overall length: 12” measured flat from the top of the straps to the bottom of the bra
Condition is very good with no noted wear, staining or other defect.
This is a hard to find flapper era bandeau bra - great if it fits!