Vintage 1960s Ballantyne Scottish Cashmere Sweater Pink Cardigan Ladies M
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This is a lovely quality 100% pure cashmere pullover sweater made in Scotland by Ballantyne for Holt Renfrew of Canada. It dates to the 1960s. The border of the opening is knit with a decorative raised “roped” pattern in tones of pink and white while the rest of the sweater is a solid pink colour. It has above-the-wrist length sleeves and a rounded “jewel” neckline. It does up with eight covered buttons. It is unlined and the neckline, cuffs and bottom are ribbed. The cashmere is in a medium thickness yet light and ultra soft.
Label: Made in Scotland Expressly for Holt Renfrew in Canada by Ballantyne 100% Pure Cashmere
Sizing: No size is indicated, and although the lady from whom this was acquired normally wore a medium size, please rely on the following measurements for fit:
Shoulders: 15 1/2” across, seam to seam
Sleeves: 19” from the shoulder seam
Sleeve inseam: 13”
Bust: 41” around, taken under the arms
Bottom: 25” around, unstretched, stretches out to 32” max - it has a ribbed bottom
Overall length: 19”, measured flat
Condition: It is in very good condition - pre-owned, but with no pronounced wear, tear, holes or other defect. I have laundered the item, so it is ready to wear.
This is a quality cashmere sweater in a soft pink colour - lovely!