Vintage 1960s Ballantyne Scottish Cashmere Sweater Pullover Mint Green Ladies M
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This is a beautiful quality 100% pure cashmere pullover sweater made in Scotland by Ballantyne for Holt Renfrew of Canada. It dates to the 1960s. It is made with a pinkish violet, purplish pink and blue raised pattern on the front against a solid light mint or aqua green background colour. It has long sleeves and high rounded neckline. It does up at the upper back with a nylon zipper. 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 Exclusively for Holt Renfrew of 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: 14” across, seam to seam
Sleeves: 16 1/2” from the shoulder seam
Sleeve inseam: 14”
Bust: 37” around, taken under the arms
Bottom: 26” around, unstretched, stretches out to 35” max - it has a ribbed bottom
Overall length: 20”, measured flat
Condition: It has two small patched areas under the arms on the inside and a little bit of discoloration in the underarm area. I have laundered the item, so it is ready to wear.
This is a lovely quality cashmere sweater - interesting colours!