Vintage Early 1960s Teal Coloured Wool Knit Suit - NEW!
Bust: 38 - 40 inches + 96.5 - 102 cm
Waist: 31 inches + 79 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 18 inches + 46 cm
Waist: 30 inches + 76 cm (at rest)
Hips: 40 inches + 102 cm
Length from Waistband: 26 inches + 66 cm
Hem Length : 4 inches + 10 cm
Note: Measurements are taken from outside, flat and stretched from seam to seam. This is the maximum size allowable, so please consider individual fit and comfort.
* Late 1950s to early 1960steal coloured wool suit
* Classic silhouette with a fitted waist and straight skirt
* Jacket opens down centre front with self-covered buttons
* Small turnover collar with white angora trim
* Three-quarter length sleeves with turnover cuffs
* Jacket waist has military-type band and tag closure with larger button
* Skirt has banded waist
* Unlined, raw seams with hand-finished hem
* Label reads Make Mine McKettrick Knits
Very good vintage condition.
The only issues I can see are that there are two tiny brakes in the stitches on the jacket back collar and on one sleeve cuff - the larger one is shown on the image with the label and the waistband has one at the waistband. All are easy inconspicuous fixes.
It would be best to fix the stitches prior to laundering so that they don't unravel further.
Please note that these are vintage items that have been used and loved over the years, As such, they may display slight evidence of their age. Any notable flaws will be highlighted here.
These knit suits are so popular today and this one has the most stunning teal colour. The cut is flattering too!
The listing is for the dress only and does not include any other accessories that may have been photographed with the item.
This item has been pinned to the dress form.
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