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″
This vintage wool bathing suit was made in the 1930s. It is vibrant blue, with loops for a belt. The only tag reads “Guaranteed 100% All Wool”.
Waist (unstretched): 14″ (doubled = 28″)
Waist (stretched): 18″ (doubled = 36″)
Side Seam: 8″