“Bourgogne" Vintage 1940's Burgundy Wool Longline Cardigan UK 12-14
“Bourgogne" Vintage 1940's Burgundy Wool Longline Cardigan
This soft deep burgundy coloured wool cardigan is the perfect piece to keep you warm and stylish this season.
Her V neckline is framed by full length sleeves, and iconic 1940's shoulder pads. Her button down front, sets off the nipped in waistline, drawn in with elegant seamed darts along the back. Her detailed large front pockets, with a diagonal ribbed patterns, showcase the intricate and creative craftsmanship or the era.
Enjoy wearing her over your favourite dress, or pair her over jeans and a camisole for a more casual take on the 1940's style.
Provenance: Great Britain, The Midlands
Measurements of the Cardigan
Shoulder to Shoulder: up to 18 inches
Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 29.5 inches
Shoulder to end of sleeve: 24 inches
Waist : up to 32 inches
Size: Medium UK 12-14
Closures: This cardigan fastens down the centre front with 4 matching wool covered buttons
Condition: This cardigan is in near perfect vintage condition. With a very small invisible darn to the front left hand side near the hem and a small darn to the corner of the left hand side pocket, which has seemingly been sewn by the original owner. These are in now way visible when the cardigan is being worn and only noticeable under very close inspection.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: Soft 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. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.