Size Small 1950s Gray Beaded Sweater - Soft As Cashmere - Charcoal Chevron Beadwork - Fringe Neckline & Hem - Zip Front 50s Cardigan

$ 112.00

Unusual details in a chic 50s cardigan! This early 1950s zip-front sweater has hand-beaded jagged stripes that look coralline or bony, with a short line of beaded fringed loops to the neckline and waist. It has 3/4-length sleeves in lovely gray hues with a feeling of sophisticated luxury.

Ladies' Size
5 to 6

Bust 33.5, Waist 30; Neck to Hem 19.75 Inches


None, probably factory made in Hong Kong

Mottled heather gray knit, either lamb's wool or cashmere; near-black opaque gray glass seed beads

Center front metal zipper, neck to hem, made to separate at bottom, with hook/eye at neck


Condition Detail
Very nice, a few areas of fringe and beads have been carefully re-secured and no beads are missing, a tiny repair to knit at left bust that is hard to find, mild yellowing to grosgrain band at inside neck

Washing Instructions
Dry clean in a net bag; or lukewarm hand wash, no agitation, shape and dry flat, steam if needed, store folded

Please note: All measurements (bust - waist - hip) are the maximum body measurements that will fit the item. These measurements already have ease subtracted and they are not actual fabric widths. To get actual fabric widths add two inches at the bust - one inch at the waist and two inches at the hip.

Size listed is a modern size. Any available vintage size is noted in the Label description. Please remember vintage sizes and modern sizes can vary a great deal.

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