1993 Patagonia Reversible Pile Glissade Cardigan, Bluegrass (L)
Season/Year: Fall 1993
Color: Bluegrass/Cobalt/Bright Purple
Made in the U.S.A.
Tag Size: L
Best fits a shorter Mens L, Womens XL
Pit to pit: 23.5in
Base of the back collar to bottom: 24.5in
Pit to end of sleeve: 24in
Condition Rating: B-
Notes: An extremely rare vintage Patagonia Pile Glissade Cardigan in good preowned vintage condition with signs of heavy wear including pile matting on the elbows, a few small fleece bald-spots around the cuffs, and mild pilling around the elastic collar piping.
“The Glissades' reversibility has earned them an honored spot in our standard outfit for travel. How many times, in an unfamiliar place, has it started out the perfect bluebird day - to end up, unexpectedly, snowing sideways? Glissades are soft and flexible with a broad temperature range. Warm, quarter-inch pile on one side and 1.5-oz. ripstop nylon on the other can be reversed in the face of different weather and temperatures. Because the pile's knit is air-permeable, when the Glissades are turned pile-side out they're not too warm to wear as sweaters. Wearing them this way, ripstop-side in, provides slippery ease over other layers. When worn ripstop-side out the Glissades are warmer: the pile traps warm air in its fleece, and the shell provides protection against wind and light drizzle” (Patagonia, Fall 1993).
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