50’s Black Angora Blend Beaded Cardigan$95.00
Lovely vintage 50s medium weight hand-beaded black angora blend cardigan sweater.
Black angora blend sweater is embellished with hand beaded black seed bead floral sprays with 3-D black sequined and bugle bead centers as pictured.
The back neckline and sleeve cuffs are embellished with coordinating hand beading as pictured.
Wrist length sleeves. Ribbed neckline, sleeve ends and sweater bottom.
Does up the center front with hidden metal hook and eyes as pictured.
The front and back are lined with soft black lightweight woven silky rayon, and the sleeves are unlined.
This angora blend sweater is very soft and not itchy or scratchy at all.
This sweater is "full-fashioned" meaning it was knit into shape, rather than being cut and sewn from a flat piece of knit fabric.
Close ups have been lightened to show bead work detail.
DESIGNER LABEL: Made in British Hong Kong / Fully Fashioned / RN 13711/ Hand Decorated / 80% Lambswool/ 10% Rabbit Fur Fiber / 10% Nylon / Lining - 100% Rayon
SIZING: There are no size tags. Based on the measurements below, I'd say this would best fit a modern size Large.
Shoulders: 16" - across
Outer Sleeves: 21" - (includes 1 1/2" sleeve cuff) - shoulder seam to sleeve end
Inner Sleeves:. 15 1/2" - underarm to sleeve end
Bust: 41" - underarm to underarm
Bottom: 30-34" - comfortably around
Length: 20" - (includes 1 3/8" bottom cuff) - center back to sweater bottom
CONDITION: Excellent - no fading, discoloration, holes, rips, stains, snags, odors, broken beads or sequins or other issues. The knit is very strong and not thin or stressed. Freshly cleaned and ready to wear.
This item is sold from an excellent, highly rated vintage boutique in Central California.