Handmade by Lorraine Rutter, while a Figure Skater at The Ice Palace Allentown, PA. Very reminisent of one of Sonja Henie's earlier Skating outfits all Wool Hand Knit Sweater, Sky Blue with Ivory detail (Hearts) Wool, Sky Blue Skirt.Skirt has a White, sash belt at the very top. The Outfit is in excellent, closet-kept condition.
Measurements: Sweater: Underarm to Underarm (across front): 17 1/2" Shoulder to Shoulder (across front): 16" Length (From Back Collar/Bottom-seam to Bottom): 20" Sleeve Length (Shoulder Top-seam to Cuff end): 25" Skirt: Waist (straight across waistband/flat): 14 (unstretched) Length (Top of Waist to bottom edge): approx. 15 Please refer to the pictures below, for all the specifics. This Wonderful outfit is originally from the estate of Mr.Neal Wood of Camp Hill, Pa. Wood owned and operated The Neal Wood Skate Shop from his home. For 30 years, He helped customers of all ages find or repair ice skates. Neal was a talented Ice skater, teaching many hundreds of area children to love the sport.
He was also a Pivotal, Long-time member & mentor for the Hershey PA. The shop also housed one of the largest collections of skating memorabilia, including autographed photos, figurines, magazines, and vintage skates. Since he took up skating in the 1940s, he has held many skate coaching and teaching positions. I will be offering other items from this impressive estate in the upcoming weeks , so be sure to check back. If you need any other info/details, or would like to see additional Pic.
If you are unsure about fit (measurements), or description of an item.. Auctiva Offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Vintage 1950s Ice Figure Skating Outfit Hand Knit Wool Sweater Skirt Sonja Henie" is in sale since Monday, March 19, 2018.This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Sweaters". The seller is "acevintagerevivalco" and is located in Lititz, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.