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60s Balloon Sleeve Cardigan, up to M
  • 60s Balloon Sleeve Cardigan, up to M

    Vintage 60s does 40s rare red wrapped cardigan featuring large and voluminous bishop sleeves! The sleeves, not shoulders, has padding to emphasize the effect. Looks great as is or tucked into some mom jeans. Soft and chunky knit. The knit has a vertical stripe design. The neckline has a button snap and button loop closure. The button is made of the same knit material. Based on the RN number on the tag this is from Petrie's Stores Corp. Fascination history. See below for except. Made in Taiwan Republic of China. 100% Acrylic. Flaw(s): no noticeable flaws.Vintage Size Medium. Fits up to a Medium fitted. See below to ensure desired fit and look.Measurements FlatArmpit to Armpit: 18"Waist: 17.5"Shoulder to Shoulder: 15.5"Shoulder to Armpit: 9"Bicep: 8"Wrist: 3" unstretched"Petrie's belief that female staffers were an asset to the company extended to corporate headquarters, where women dominated senior management years before such practices became commonplace. Hilda Kirschbaum Gerstein, for example, started her career with Petrie at the age of 16 as a clerk hired the first day the first Petrie store opened in 1927. For years as vice-president and then as president (she eventually became vice-chair in 1982), she ran the company's day-to-day operations, while Petrie concentrated on negotiating the lease agreements that were such a crucial factor in Petrie Stores' success."Read more:
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