Is it a 20's, 40's or 60's hat? BUT, if there is no label, and it fits generally into a later era say , it is more likely that it truly is from that period. I am now checking this hat to determine the year. What is the year of this hat????? For design and looks say you were costuming someone…. What do you think?
Pre 's 's 's 's 's 's 's. The first use of a union label was the Cigar maker's Union in when the boxes of cigars made under union conditions were tagged with a label. Though the International Cloakmaker's Union did call for a union label at its initial convention nothing ever came of it, as the group was only in existence a short time. Early results were encouraging but use remained limited and after 5 years the first label drive ended with only one company in Kalamazoo continuing to use the label. ILGWU called for use of a union label at its first convention. Its use was slow to take hold however, as it was optional and seen as being of limited use. There was a proposal to make a union label use compulsory in all NYC cloak industry unionized shops.
A Guide to Identifying ILGWU Union Labels in Vintage Clothing
It is made of midweight oatmeal tweed with a great orange fleck running through it. It has a three button front with caramel colored buttons, raglan shoulders and notch lapels. It bears an incredibly rare Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America label, used only between and A new label was issued by the ACWofA in , and again in
I assume the outsourcing of clothing to more countries abroad had something to do for it! Vintage junior sizing labels invented not as a sizing system for teenagers traditionally labels today date rather for ladies! Odd sizing became more standard for pre-teen and teenage dating of labels day — remember the clothing?