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1990 Patagonia Made In The U.S.A. Retro Pile Cardigan, Purple (M)


Season/Year: Fall 1990
Made in the U.S.A.
Tag Size: M
Best fits a Mens M, Womens L
Pit to pit: 21.5in
Base of the back collar to bottom: 25.5in
Pit to end of sleeve: 23in
Condition Rating: B+
Notes: In great lightly worn preowned vintage condition with minor signs of wear.

“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).

Please carefully review photos, description, and measurements before purchasing to ensure a proper fit and satisfaction. All orders are shipped in 100% compostable packaging and include a free weatherproof Old School Outdoor sticker. Please note that items for sale are vintage/pre-owned in nature, with most being previously worn. Each garment is carefully inspected during the listing process for imperfections/flaws which are then photographed and/or noted in the item's description. See the “Condition Ratings” tab for more information.

Please refer to the measurements included in the description of each garment to ensure a proper fit, as vintage sizing frequently differs slightly from modern sizing. Sizes listed in the product title are based on the “best fits a” size rather than the tag size. To ensure a proper fit, we strongly recommend comparing the provided measurements to a similar garment of your own that fits to your liking. For more information, visit the “How to Measure” tab. All sales are final.

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