Willow Hilson Vintage

"French Blue" Vintage 1940's French Blue Knitted Cardigan UK 10 US 6


This wonderful 1940's knitted cardigan in a soft shade of French Blue, with twisted soutache wool accents,  is the perfect piece to layer with this season.  

The deep V shaped neckline is set off by central button fastenings in a matching shade of blue. The simple shoulder line is framed by full length sleeves, edged with ribbed turned up cuffs. The classic tailored line of the cardigan, boasts triple seams along each yoke, that set off the ribbed and trailing wool pattern, drawing the eye to the cinched in waistline, which is accented by vertical ribs. 

Label: None 

Measurements of the Cardigan

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 24 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 23 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches

Size: UK 10 US 6

Closures: This cardigan fastens down the centre front with 3 buttons

Condition: This cardigan is in well loved and not perfect vintage condition. Faint yellowing age marks along the front right hand side of the cardigan beneath the last button hole and middle one. Dark age marks behind the second a third buttons. These are not overly apparent when the cardigan is won as the fastenings conceal them and the marks along the top side are very faint. This piece has been priced accordingly. 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: 100% V Wool

Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.

Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed. 

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