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Vintage 1960s Red Scottish Cashmere Sweater with Butterfly 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 butterfly and quarter moon pattern in white against a solid red background colour.  The sweater has long sleeves and a high set rounded “jewel” neckline, but no buttons, so probably was part of a twin set or simply meant to be a cardigan worn open.  It is unlined and the opening edge is ribbed.  The cashmere is soft and of excellent quality. 

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:  23 1/2” from the shoulder seam

Sleeve inseam:  17”

Bust:  42” around, taken under the arms, with a normal gap at the opening

Bottom:  41”  around, exclusive of the gap

Overall length:  25”, 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 pretty butterfly pattern!