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!