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Vintage 1950s Bowling Shirt - BETTY of the HAMPTONS! Scarlet Red Cotton w Black Chainstitching Women's Top Size XS - M

Regular price $118.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $118.00 USD
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 •Highlights: I badly want to keep this gem as my mama was a Betty, but she runs a titch smol on trim, chainstitched names, breast pocket, button-loop collar, and button tabs to adjust waist bigger or basically gotta grab this bowling shirt before I change my mind!

•Fabric(s): cotton

•Lined: no

•Closures: buttons

•Designer/Labels: label was removed from rear neck, still has size tag

All accessories (belts, jewelry, crinolines, pins, etc.) are for style inspiration only unless indicated.


Tagged a size 34, which is about a modern XS to MAYBE small-busted M; please allow room for ease and the kind of fit you desire.

Bust (underarm area doubled) to about 38"/39"

Waist about 32" on smaller setting, 35" on larger

Shoulder to hem about 20 1/2"

Shoulder seam span about 15 3/4"

Sleeves, shoulder to cuff about 6 3/4"

Armhole opening almost 16"


Overall great vintage condition. Cleaned and bright. 40+ years old. 

Missing small portion of rear letter "H" and a faint bit of smudging near breast pocket, not noticed unless scrutinizing closely for imperfections.


Our pieces are true vintage with a history and a past life, not newly made reproductions. Minor signs of previous use and age are normal and expected for all true vintage pieces. Flaws and issues are carefully noted/photographed, and our photos give you a good idea of the look of each garment. We're happy to answer any questions you might have to help you with online purchasing.

Return & Refund Policy

Vintage is sold as-is and all sales are final. All vintage garments will show signs of previous wear and use, including deadstock and unworn pieces. We take extra care to note and/or photograph any imperfections we find. You can read our thousands of happy reviews on Etsy and eBay for an idea of the quality and high standards we strive to keep.



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Items returned to us by your postal service for non-payment of taxes will incur re-shipping costs. If you do not pay to reship in a timely manner (7 days) your order will be considered abandoned and returned to inventory or donated. 

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