Coast To Coast Vintage

80’s Hand Knit Face Sweater
by Tan-Gan

  • 80’s Hand Knit Face Sweater by Tan-Gan
  • 80’s Hand Knit Face Sweater by Tan-Gan
  • 80’s Hand Knit Face Sweater by Tan-Gan
extra large
black, gray, red & white
cotton & ramie
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Incredible and rare piece of knit history!

This gorgeous light gray hand knit and hand loomed sweater by Filipina designer Lula Tan-Gan is a thing of beauty.

Features a ribbed shawl style collar with a single button closure, dropped shoulders, and an abstract face design on the front. The face is so familiar to me, but I cannot place what artist this is imitating! If you know, I would love if you could share it with me!

The sleeve hems and the hem of the sweater are also ribbed.

Unlined, lightweight, no sleeves.

"Lulu Tan–Gan’s name has been synonymous with beautifully crafted knitwear fashion since 1985. A favorite of expatriates, tourists, and the jet–set crowd, the first two decades of Lulu’s career is marked by her iconic knitwear, which redefined the versatility of knits for the local fashion industry."

Fits like a modern size | XL

Tag size | n.a.

Material | feels like Cotton or a Ramie/Cotton blend

Label | Tan-Gan, hand knit + hand loomed

Vintage condition (out of 10) | 9

Measurements taken lying flat - double the bust, waist and hips for true measurement.

Shoulders (seam to seam) | 27.5"

Sleeve length (shoulder seam to sleeve hem) | 24"

Bust (armpit to armpit) | 25" (50")

Waist |

Hips | 24" (48")

Length (shoulder seam to hem) | 27"

This item is sold from a vintage seller in Pasadena, CA.

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