vintage 1950's sweater ...gorgeous BALLANTYNE cashmere cardigan w/ floral bouquet buttons
true vintage 1950’s-early 1960’s Ballantyne cardigan sweater in the prettiest color EVER! The most gorgeous (and rare) shade of turquoise blue with lavender specks… and so SOFT! < which isn’t surprising as Ballantyne is recognized as one of the finest makers of cashmere in the world. With original floral bouquet buttons.
Made in Scotland for Maus & Hoffman by Ballantyne of Peebles 100% pure cashmere.
The Ballantyne family of Scotland had long been a leader in wool manufacturing and trade. In 1921, the sons of David Ballantyne formed a cashmere knitting factory in Innerleithen, Scotland. During the 1950s, the company moved into the fashion sweater market. By this time Ballantyne was recognized as one of the finest makers of cashmere in the world. (VFG)
- classic cardigan silhouette
- bracelet length sleeves
- all original floral bouquet buttons
Measurements given are ''actual'' measurements of the item taken from the outside of the garment. Please consider your individual comfort and compare measurements accordingly. For more information regarding our sizing, or measurement process please review our
the following are unstretched measurements:
bust-40", waist-30", shoulders-15", sleeves-20", length-20"
excellent. appears to have been hardly worn and stored well.
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