[HNW] sweaters

Laren laren at webcon.net.au
Mon Nov 12 18:20:35 PST 2007


At 11:55 AM 13/11/2007, you wrote:
>Greetings,
>
>My mother who is an avid knitter was wondering if sweaters, pullovers,
>cardigans that kind of thing are period?
>
>Thanks
>
>Sunniva

Sunniva,

There is a 17th C knitted "jacket" in the V & A - 106-1899

It is quite nice and could be considered a cardigan.

Cheers,
Jane


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