1940s Ballantyne shawl collar sweater

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This vintage shawl collar sweater was made in the 1940s in Stratford on Avon, Ontario, Canda from Ballantyne pure wool.  The style is basically unchanged from the shawl collar cardigans popular in the US in the 1920s. Canadians continued producing this style after the trend had passed in the United States, and these were very popular with Curlers.
Chest (pit to pit): 22″
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29″

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1960s Shawl Collar Curling Sweater

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This vintage curling sweater was hand knit in the 1960s.  It has green and yellow curling stone and broom motifs on a cream background.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″(doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 29″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31-1/2″

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Cushman reproduction shawl collar shaker knit sweater

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This sweater was made in Japan by Cushman Sportswear, styled after a 1920s model. It has a shawl collar, two small pockets and a six button front with seventh under the collar.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 28″

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1920s All Weather All Wool Coat shawl collar cardigan

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This vintage cardigan sweater was made in the 1920s. It is made of heavy Shaker Knit wool, with a shawl collar and a six button front. The buttons are corozo. The label reads, “The All Weather All Wool Coat”. At the time this was made, coat referred to any garment with full buttoning, hence coat sweaters and coat shirts. It has a finely knit red and white striped wool lining inside the chunky wool exterior.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 21″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 29″

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Shawl Collar moose sweater

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This vintage sweater was hand knit. It has raglan shoulders, a shawl collar, a moose, pine trees and birds theme and a Talon zipper.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Sleeve (center of collar to cuff):33″
Length (base of collar to hem): 27-1/2″

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Alaska hand knit cowichan sweater

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This vintage sweater was made in the late 1960s-1970s. It is green with a polar bear and “Alaska” on the back. It does not have a zipper or buttons, though one could easily be added, and is fully lined, though the lining is not sewn down at the cuffs or hem.

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Cuff to center of collar: 30″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 29-1/2″

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