This is a beautiful example of an original 1940s's fair isle.
Knitted in pure wool it has a warm brown base with an intricate fair isle design in duck egg blue, green, yellow, rust and brown. The knitting on this piece is divine.
Will fit a 34” bust but to ensure it will fit you properly, please compare the measurements below to a similar item you already own.
Flat bust 17”
Waist waist 16”
Underarm to hem 13”
Shoulders edge to edge 16”
Good vintage. There are a number of mends in the body of the knit. Most are only seen on close inspection but there is a large darn on the back and a smaller one, both of which are visible - see photos
- a number of darns in the rib sections