Darling 1970s Hand Knit Multi-Color Floral Sweater

This sweater is fabulous and it is a wonderful example of the knitwear that was coming out of countries like Germany for the tourist market from the 50s to the 70s. It is completely hand made and I love the floral design that is worked through the knit down the front and curving around the back. It also trails down each sleeve with heavy braided borders surrounding the floral design. The knit through the body is nubby and both the flowers and braiding are raised so has an extra dimension to it. The sleeves narrow as they reach the wrist and I love the cap on each shoulder. Little wood buttons are the perfect arts and crafts finish. Knits like this are showing extremely strong on the Prada, Miu Miu and Gucci runways this season and finding an original that can easily stand up to any of the newer pieces is a find. Excellent condition

Unlined and closes at the front with wood buttons. The knit does have some stretch so will fit a variety of sizes.

Sleeves: 23.5"
Slightly inset shoulders: 13.5"
Bust: 18-21" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 16-18.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18-20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 22" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# S759

This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.

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