Top, part of hand balancing costume, Ardini vaudeville performers, metal/cotton/synthetic, Australia, 1920s-1940s.
Tight fitting crop top with round neckline, sleeveless. Made of heavy blue cotton, hand sewn all over with large silver sequins. Low cut back with centre back opening fastening with two strips of elastic with 3 metal hooks and eyes. Machine and hand sewn, unlined.