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93/433/3 Fancy dress costume and packaging, children's, cowboy, vinyl/cotton/cardboard/plastic, A L Lindsay & Co Pty Ltd, Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia, 1965-1975. Click to enlarge.

Child's cowboy dress-up costume by Lindsay

Made
This item is from a collection of material relating to the children's dress-up firm, A.L. Lindsay & Co. Pty Ltd, established by Albert Leslie Lindsay (1882-1957). It began in Sydney in the 1920s when Albert made Indian headdresses from left-over turkey feathers and children's leather cowboy suits cut out on his kitchen table and sewn by the neighbourhood women on treadle sewing machines. A factory was then set up at 90-94 Parramatta Road, Stanmore, and by 1936 Albert's 'Big Chief' range …

Summary

Object No.

93/433/3

Object Statement

Fancy dress costume and packaging, children's, cowboy, vinyl/cotton/cardboard/plastic, A L Lindsay & Co Pty Ltd, Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia, 1965-1975

Physical Description

Two-piece cowboy outfit comprising multi-coloured vinyl and cotton vest and trousers with a belt and gun holster. Trimmed with orange and yellow raffia fringing and decorated with white plastic stars set with red plastic "jewels" on both the vest and trouser fronts. Stapled to internal red and white printed display card marked, " No 505 / Size 32 Fits 9-11 yrs " plus attached brown plastic hanger. The whole enclosed in a clear plastic storage bag.

Dimensions

Width

380 mm

Production

Made

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1993

Acquisition Date

17 December 1993

Cite this Object

Harvard

Child's cowboy dress-up costume by Lindsay 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 14 May 2021, <https://ma.as/136436>

Wikipedia

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