1993 Patagonia Made In The U.S.A. Retro Pile Cardigan, Purple (M)
Season/Year: Fall 1993
Color/Print Name: Bright Purple
Made in the U.S.A.
Tag Size: M
Best fits a Mens M, Womens L
Pit to pit: 22in
Base of the back collar to bottom: 24.5in
Pit to end of sleeve: 22.5in
Condition Rating: C+
Notes: In fair preowned vintage condition with signs of heavy wear including loss of elasticity at the cuffs and some heavy staining on the back of the wrist wrist as seen in photo 3.
“Like our old, classic Pile Jacket, Baby Retro has become a tour-season staple for mountaineers. Baby Retro is a total-package insulating layer- the best such system ever developed for wet conditions. The inner surface is a Capilene® mesh that quickly wicks moisture away from the body into the outer layer (quarter-inch polyester pile). Using brushed mesh makes for a soft garment and its small holes trap warm air. Baby Retro's furry side is turned out so that moisture wicks through the Capilene fibers to the tips of the pile's outer hairs where it can evaporate. Or, if it's frozen, it can be shaken out or brushed off” (Patagonia, Fall 1991).
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