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Vintage Sweater- Cowichan Snowflake Shawl Collar Pullover

What's old is New again. From our VINTAGE FINDS, this is a heavyweight wool handknit shawl collar pullover sweater. A specialty piece in good condition. Featuring an intarsia with a Snowflake Motif. Ribbed cuffs, shawl collar, and bottom hem. Unlined.

COWICHAN knitwear is is an iconic First Nation Clothing item with a fascinating history. Warm and water resistant, these sweaters are visual statements, symbols of West Coast heritage. A Canadian cottage industry that originated on Vancouver Island, these garments were named for the Natives of the Cowichan Valley. Cowichan sweaters are knit from natural, hand spun, undyed sheep’s wool. The high lanolin content of the wool makes a water repellant, stain resistant sweater that keeps its wearer warm and dry, absorbs body moisture, and ventilates body heat. These sweaters if taken care of, should last for decades. They are passed down from generation to generation.

No label. A rare collectible find. *Fits true to size.

 

-*Size Men's Small; will fit a women's S/M.

-In good condition with minor flaws (see images) that add to the beauty of the garment

-One of a Kind

-Featured with the Majestic West bandana

-Measurements: Shoulder to Shoulder 24", Length 24.5"

                           

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