1950s Bernard Altman Cream Cashmere and Mink Cardigan


  • Product Description

      1950’s Bernard Altman cashmere sweater. Features a removable Mink collar and is double lined with a sheer panel over lace. There is a rhinestone clasp and rhinestone details on the cuffs.

      Bernhard Altmann (1888 – 1960) was an Austrian textile manufacturer whose business was Aryanized and whose family's art collection was looted by Nazis because of their Jewish origins. He  introduced cashmere wool toNorth America on a mass scale in 1947. Sourced from Wikipedia.


      Bust: Up to 42 inches

      Waist: 28 inches

      Length: 18 inches

      Sleeves: 23 1/2 inches

      Condition: Very Good missing a rhinestone on the buckle and lining opening at the armhole seam. Not noticeable when worn.

      Modern size: Medium 

      Material: Cashmere and Mink

      Closure: Hook and tab

      Colors: Cream and Brown


      Please check the measurements carefully before purchasing. It is clean and ready to wear. Shown with accessories for style. Not included. See our jewelry and accessories sections to complete your look.

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      1628 S 1st St
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