Ballantyne is a name that has been connected to precious yarns since 1800. The century in which the Scot Henry Ballantyne became a success in the trade of tweed and tartan workmanship which, by the nobility. D. Ballantyne Brothers & Co. was born in 1920 under a single name.
The name Ballantyne grew in fame and operated with a precise goal, to create couture Scottish cashmere knitwear. The use of artfully created Intarsia designs, with handmade knitwear and sophisticated workmanship that remained unmatched worldwide.
Ballantyne today means bringing to mind the excellence of cashmere, the purity of colors, the quality of a design and a weave synonymous with great savoir-faire.
It is a world already appreciated by numerous icons whose styles have showcased the world of Ballantyne in the past: the colorful twin-set much loved by Jackie Kennedy, sweaters adored by Steve McQueen and Emma Thompson.
Vintage age: 70+ years
Condition: Perfect Vintage condition
Micron: 12.5 (softness)... this genetic does not exist in the market today.
Chest Size: 40in.
Sleeve length: 18inches
Waist: 40inches Tapered
Body length: 16 inches
Buttons: Vintage MOP buttons with 3 replacements
Color: Deep navy
Placket: Grosgrain Ribbon
Collar: Cashmere double faced 1X1 rib collar
Findings: Black MOP buttons. 3 extra vintage buttons inside sewn
Restoration: Hand laundered in Nuna's formulated wool wash.
The real color of the item may be slightly different from the pictures shown on website caused by many factors.