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Vintage Ballantyne Scottish Cashmere Cardigan Sweater Floral Pattern Size M


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This is a wonderful quality 100% pure cashmere cardigan sweater made in Scotland by Ballantyne for a number of London based boutiques.  I believe that it dates to the1960s.  It is made in black and has a flower and leaf pattern on the front.  The flowers are raised on the background and are in colours of purple, pink, red, white and green.  The rest of the front is interspersed with leaves.  It has a slight V neckline and long sleeves.  It does up with seven buttons down the front. It is unlined and the cuffs and bottom are ribbed - the cuffs are meant to be turned.   

Label: Made in Scotland for Bond Street Boutique 99, New Bond Street, London, W.1. Brainin 11, Old Bond St. London W.1. Piccadilly Cashmere House 166, Piccadilly, London, W.1. 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:  28” from the shoulder seam, with the cuffs unturned

Sleeve inseam:  20”

Bust:  40” around, taken under the arms

Bottom:  27”  around, unstretched, stretches out to 34” max - it has a ribbed bottom

Overall length:  22”, 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 beautiful quality cashmere sweater - pretty pattern!