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!