Harvard University 1940 Shawl Collar Sweater
Please allow 4-6 weeks sewing time before shipping.
Description: Authentic reproduction of the original Harvard University 1940 Shawl Collar Sweater.
- Made with heavyweight alpaca and wool blend yarn
- Red body and sleeves
- Black wool felt "H" on front
- Button front
- Shawl collar
- Two front pockets
- Size Large weighs approx. 3.8 lbs.
- Made in Peru, finished in USA
- Item #: HARSW
History: Young future president John F. Kennedy enrolled at Harvard in 1937, and joined the Freshman football squad. His coach wrote, "the most adept pass catcher was John Kennedy, but his lack of weight was a drawback," JFK, who graduated in 1940, owned a sweater very much like this one.
Do not machine wash
Gently hand-wash, using cold water and mild soap
Do not bleach, wring or tumble dry
Roll in a towel to remove excess water, reshape and dry flat
- Store garment folded and flat. Do not hang
- Iron on low temperature