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1950s KEN SCOTT "A Fish is a Fish" Novelty Border Print Skirt | small

D E T A I L S
• RARE 1950s "A fish is a fish" skirt by Ken Scott
• cotton
• novelty border print
• white background with stylized fish in red, yellow, green, blue
• high waisted
• gathered full shape
• metal side zipper, double button closures
• unlined
• label: no tag present; appears to be handmade using Ken Scott fabric

This fabric was used as a backdrop in a photo by the famous Harlem Renaissance photographer Carl Van Vechten (see photo).

M E A S U R E M E N T S
fits like a: small
waist: 26"
hips: free
length: 24"
skirt sweep: 62"
width of waistband: 2.25"

C O N D I T I O N
Good vintage condition. Freshly cleaned and ready to wear! There are several small, faint spots here and there; I treated them a few times, and while they did lighten, I did not continue to spot treat them as I didn't want the rest of the print to fade at all. Most of these spots are located on the back of the skirt. A faint bit of color bleed from the darkest blue in the print, located just next to that color; was present when I found the skirt. The colors are still quite vivid and the print is just an overall stunner. Very hard to come by, too!