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Vintage 1960s Red Cashmere Pullover Sweater with Leaf Pattern Ladies M


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This is a 100% pure cashmere pullover sweater made in Scotland - any other labels are missing, but I’ve had some other Scottish cashmere sweaters by Ballantyne that additionally had this label in them.  It dates to the 1960s and is knit with a raised leaf pattern in tones of black, brown and a fleshtone pink.  The rest of the sweater is knit in a muted red colour.  The sweater has long sleeves and a high set rounded “jewel” neckline.  It is unlined and the neckline, cuffs and bottom are ribbed.  The cuffs are long enough that they can be turned, if desired.  The sweater does up the upper back with a nylon zipper.  The cashmere is light and soft. 

Label: 100% Pure Cashmere Made in Scotland  

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:  27” from the shoulder seam

Sleeve inseam:  20 1/2”

Bust:  38” around, taken under the arms

Bottom:  26”  around, unstretched, stretches out to 36” max - it has a ribbed bottom

Overall length:  21”, measured flat

Condition:  It is in very good condition with no pronounced wear, tear, holes or other defect.  I have laundered the item, so it is ready to wear. 

This is a lovely quality cashmere sweater featuring a lovely leaf pattern!