Understanding how to date vintage clothin g is like putting together the pieces of a giant but gorgeous! These were the unions that helped to not only influence the history of American fashion, but the legalization of fair working conditions for the hundreds of thousands of individuals who worked these factory jobs. Keep reading after the jump to learn more about seven American unions and how to use their label design to help date your vintage garment! Visit my article for 13 tips on dating vintage clothing labels! Do you have a vintage union label that you need help identifying?
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
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