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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!