This is a wonderful 50s era knit bolero fully covered in black sequins with an exposed knit border around the edge of the piece. The bolero was made in Italy during the 50s for B Altman. It is made in a simple, classic, bolero style with short sleeves and no shoulder/sleeve seam - it is knit in a T shape with a rounded cutaway at the center front. It is made of 100% wool and it is unlined.
Label: Made in Italy for B. Altman & Co
Material: Wool & plastic sequins
Sizing: No size is indicated, but this should fit a medium size depending on preference for looseness/tightness of fit - please rely on the following measurements for fit:
Shoulders: 16" across, estimated due to lack of seam - it measures 32" across the top, including the sleeves
Sleeves: 8" long from estimated shoulder
Bust: 40" around with a 2" gap down the center front
Overall length: 15 1/2"
Condition: It's in very good condition - very clean and looks like it saw little use, no wear, tear, piling, stains or odors.
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This is a striking bolero, of very nice quality as B. Altman was a high end retailer.....wonderful piece to jazz up a holiday outfit!