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Vintage Scottish Cashmere Sweater Pringle Hand Laid Intarsia Cardigan Ladies M


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This is an excellent quality 100% pure cashmere sweater made in Scotland by Pringle for Simpson’s of Canada.  It would date either to the early 60s or late 50s. Pringle, of course, is a famous knitted goods manufacturer, renowned for their quality cashmere.  This sweater is made in a cardigan style and has a small rounded collar.  The body is hand laid with an “intarsia” daisy pattern in white and red against the solid blue background.  It has above the wrist length sleeves.  The cuffs and bottom are ribbed.  The sweater is unlined and has a seven button closure.  The cashmere is super soft.

Label: “Simpson’s by Pringle of Scotland” - a second label reads “Intarsia by Pringle Inlaid by Hand Made in Scotland 100% Pure Cashmere”.  

Sizing: No size is indicated, and although this should fit a medium size, please rely on the following measurements for fit:

Shoulders:  16” across from shoulder/sleeve seam to shoulder/sleeve seam

Sleeves:  20” from the shoulder/sleeve seam

Sleeve inseam:  14”

Bust:  40” around, taken under the arms, unstretched

Bottom:  21”  around, unstretched - stretches out to 30” max

Overall length:  20”, measured flat

Condition:  It is in very good condition with no pronounced wear, tear, pulls, stains or odour.  

This is a beautiful quality sweater - soft, luxurious cashmere with attractive hand inlaid intarsia, not often seen.  Sure to be noticed!