Vintage 1970s Ballantyne Scottish Cashmere Sweater Argyle Pullover Turtleneck M


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This is a beautiful quality 100% pure cashmere pullover turtleneck sweater made in Scotland by Ballantyne for Holt Renfrew of Canada.  It dates to the 1970s.  It is made in a red, white and grey argyle pattern on the front against the solid grey background colour.  It has long sleeves and a longer body silhouette.  It does up at the upper back with a nylon zipper. It is unlined and the collar, cuffs and bottom are ribbed.  The cashmere is in a heavier weight, thick yet light and ultra soft. 

Label: Made in Scotland for Holt Renfrew in Canada Ballantyne of Peebles.  There is a second label that reads “100% Pure Cashmere Made in Scotland” as well as a third content label.    

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:  22” from the shoulder seam

Sleeve inseam:  16 1/2”

Bust:  36” around, taken under the arms

Bottom:  25”  around, unstretched, stretches out to 34” max - it has a ribbed bottom

Overall length:  26”, 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 fabulous quality cashmere sweater - classic argyle pattern!