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Vintage Early 1970's Navy Herringbone Prep School Dress by Butte Knit. Small.

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We are delighted to present this darling early 1970's prep school dress by Butte Knit. This sweet frock features a fitted bodice with long sleeves, contrast cuff and collar, a-line skirt with pleats and dark blue button up front. Super cute garb for the autumn and winter season!

Butte Knit was a division of the Jonathan Logan Corporation, which was, in the 1960s, the largest manufacturer of women’s clothing in the world. Butte Knit was established by David Schwartz in 1959 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It was the first company to produce doubleknit fabric in the US.

The Butte Knit factory was unique in that it was a vertical factory, in which the entire process from the spinning of the yarn to the finished garment was produced in one place.

In the UK, Butte Knit was produced by Steinburgs & Sons Ltd. of South Wales.

Written by Lizzie Bramlett, fuzzylizzie.com and curtest of the Vintage Fashion Guild Label Resource http://vintagefashionguild.org/label-resource/butte-knit/

FABRIC~Dacron Polyester.

TAGS~Butte Knit

Bust~36 inches Waist~28 inches Hip~38 inches Length~39 inches

This dress is in excellent condition with no holes, rips, tears, fading, insect damage or smells. There is a very small and faint spot on the side of the skirt that measures .5 inch by .25 inch. Very minor indeed and my come out when washed. Belt not included. It comes to you from a smoke free environment , although as with all items that have been stored for long periods of time, we recommend dry cleaning before use. This enchanting beauty is near 50 years old; a one of a kind beauty!!

Please review our policies on our Policies page before buying for important information and condition chart. This is a closeout. No returns or exchanges.

Vintage Early 1970's Navy Herringbone Prep School Dress by Butte Knit. Small.


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