Vintage 1970's Women's CHAR Embroidered Flower Suede & Leather HiPPiE BoHo Western Rock n Roll Couture Jacket Size 8 XS


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Vintage 1970's CHAR Leather Hand Painted Jacket

"The Hippies' rejection of mass produced and synthetic materials, as well as their interest in indigenous cultures, fed into the trend of leather craft in the early 1970's (Hippie Chic)." This is a beautiful example of one of their original pieces.

Designer Charlotte De Vazquez started her Char fashion line which featured painted, embroidered, and pieced leather. She used calfskin leather and suede, then had artists of Tonala in Guadalajara, Mexico paint or embroider them with floral and animal designs.

This Couture labeled Jacket is a piece of the Hippie Craft movement history of the early 1970's.

Circa: Early 1970's
CHAR made in Mexico
Soft thick dark brown suede with leather insets that hold the embroidery on the mid line and on the pockets.
Lots of whip stitching all around the seams. None is broken
Hand embroidered on the front and on the pockets.
Large collar.
The coat is cropped and sits at your waist, not on the hips.
Large heavy duty Talon zipper.
Zippered pockets.
Beautiful fit.
Fully lined - lining has some fading here and there, very normal for coats and jackets from this era.
Condition: Excellent vintage condition - very clean and has no bad odor.

Size: Tagged a size 8 - XS

Shoulders: 15"
Sleeve: 21"
Bust: 32-34" is 34" on the outside of the jacket with it zipped, pit to pit.
Waist: 30"
Length: 21"


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