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.
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.