1850 1940 clothing dating guide valuation womens
Visit my article for 13 tips on dating vintage clothing labels!I decided to tackle this article to create a compilation of union labels in one place on the Internet.This positive propaganda even released a jingle to support its cause, which you can listen to thanks to the Labor Arts site here.ERA: 1995 to 2005 LOOK FOR: The scalloped circle over a needle and thread is gone, replaced with a more minimalist style approach. is most prominent and found below “Union of Needletrades Industrial & Textile Employees.” “Union Made in the USA” follows.Below is a brief timeline breaking down the different designs by period so that you can at least compare any of your older garments against this information to verify its age.
][etsyid=92519900: Pretty in Pink takes on new meaning for spring, especially in pastels and sexy sheers.][etsyid=77361044: Wear a mint green dress for fresh style every spring day, chewing gum not necessary.][etsyid=93905622: The pastel trend can put you to bed too.If this style of union label has no R, then the garment was made between June 28, 1963 and April 21, 1964. HISTORY: As the outsourcing of garment production abroad became more common, a campaign to encourage American clothing consumers “To Look for the Union Tag” was born in 1975.ERA: 1974 to 1995 LOOK FOR: The same design as 1964 to 1973, only in red, white and blue colors. The union tags therefore adopted a style makeover to the patriotic color scheme of red, white and blue.Unfortunately, I lack original photography for ILGWU labels from its inception in 1900 to 1936 (thumbnail available from Anjou Clothing), 1936 to 19 to 1955.I plan on updating this article as soon as I gather these historical materials but for your immediate benefit, I’ll begin exploration of the ILGWU union labels at 1955.
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