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Vintage 1950s to 1960s RARE Horse Sweater + Blouse - Novelty Print Kentucky Derby Racehorse Cardigan + Top

Regular price £113.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £113.00 GBP
Sale Sold out
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•Highlights: amazing combo of classic cardi w Lucite buttons + cuff-sleeve tapered blouse; blouse can also be worn open at neck; both embellished with three heavily and professionally stitched print patches of horses and a pair of binoculars ala Derby/horseracing fashion; wear together or apart!; one of kind??

•Colors: white, cream, shades of tan

•Fabric: cardigan: Orlon acrylic, blouse: Dacron/cotton no-iron blend

•Lined: no

•Closures: buttons

•Designer/Labels: Slip into a Bradley for cardigan (they've been around since the 20s!), Ship n' Shore for the blouse...this set would have been made around 1960


Cardigan fits a range depending on the look you are after; please allow room for ease 

Bust (underarm area doubled) about 40" slack, 45" pulled more tight
Waistband about 36" slack and 40" pulled more tight
Shoulder to hem about 23 1/2"
Shoulders - no seams, about 16" side to side
Sleeves, shoulder to cuff about 24"

Blouse is tagged a 36 and fits roomily...make sure you add adequate room

Bust about 43"
Waist about 40"
Shoulder to hem about 24"
Shoulders seam to seam about 16 1/2"
Sleeves about 11" when cuffed as intended


Very good vintage condition. Cleaned. 60+ years old.

To note: cardigan has one pinhead-sized pick to the knit near underarm area. Blouse has the a very subtle trace of toning to one side of the third button down (if you can't see this in photos it's because it is so very ghostly-faint).


Our pieces are true vintage with a history and a past life, not newly made reproductions. Please be familiar with vintage clothing and read over our shop policies before purchasing. We are happy to answer any questions you might have to help you with online purchasing.

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Vintage is sold as-is and all sales are final. All vintage garments will show signs of previous wear and use, including deadstock and unworn pieces. We take extra care to note and/or photograph any imperfections we find. You can read our thousands of happy reviews on Etsy and eBay for an idea of the quality and high standards we strive to keep.



All items purchased during our sale ship Feb 5th, 2024. We do not have access to inventory before then, and the sale discounts are to thank you for your patience.


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