Vintage Cowgirl Suede Set John R. Craighead c1970
Authentic, original vintage cowgirl ensemble c'70's. Made for a young miss, 9 to 12 years old or so, and handcrafted in Colorado by the John R. Craighead Company, in business since 1876 making first saddles and then on to a range of cowpoke clothing and toys. Medium weight, quality suede in remarkable condition, still soft and supple. Decorated with rows of fringe perfectly intact, colorful wood beads and silver toned metal studs. The vest has a front closure with a cherry red toggle clasp held on by leather arrow-head shaped appliques. The skirt has an adjustable waist with elastic and the original red suede belt. The outfit is unlined. In super, ready-to-wear condition. Size: children's large, 10 - 12 years. Vest chest: 28”; length from shoulder seam to hem: 15”; waist: stretches to 26” and adjustable to smaller sizes; length of skirt from waist to hem : 15”.