This is an excellent quality 100% pure cashmere sweater and pants set made in Scotland by Ballantyne for Holt Renfrew of Canada. The sweater top is made in a pullover style with zipper closure at the upper back. It has a high set rounded neckline and full cut long sleeves with elasticized cuffs. It is made in a longer style with 6 1/2” slits at either bottom side. It has raised geometric patterning consisting of squares in tones of ochre gold, cherry red, grey and white with rectangular shapes in grey. The body is knit in black as are the matching pants. The pants have an elasticized waist and is form fitting and legs that flare out to the cuff. The cashmere is of a medium weight.
Label: Made in Scotland Exclusively for Holt Renfrew of Canada by Ballantyne 100% Pure Cashmere”.
Sizing: No size is indicated, and although this should fit a small to medium size depending on preference for tightness of fit, please rely on the following measurements for fit:
Shoulders: 15” across
Sleeve inseam: 18 1/2”
Bust: 38” around, taken under the arms
Bottom: 36” around, unstretched
Overall length: 27 1/2”, measured flat
Waist: 22” unstretched, stretches out to 30” max, comfortable fit would be a little less
Hips: 31” around unstretched, stretches out to 38” max
Condition: It is in very good condition with no pronounced wear, holes, pulls, stains, repairs or odour.
This is a wonderful cashmere sweater top/pants set- soft cashmere with attractive 60s geometric patterning!
Vintage 1960s Scottish Cashmere Sweater Pantsuit by Ballantyne Scotland Size S M