Dating old clothing

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Your search comes up empty, so you turn the garment inside out to look along the side or bottom seam. Not all vintage pieces have a label or tag, however — especially if it was handmade, which vintage prior to the s often was. Be sure to visit my How to Date Clothing as Vintage article for tips beyond the tag. According to my tips, what is the probable age of your favorite vintage garment? The verbiage should be up front and not behind the tag. Secondly, the production country of a modern garment is typically found behind the tag — not frontside, as seen here on this s Jeanne Marc label.

Today, Manhattan New York has more than 40 different zip codes. Pre if the made-from-wool garment has no label identifying it as wool. NOTE: Because the Woolmark logo is d and therefore costs money to use, not all garments made from wool are labeled with a Woolmark. Look for vintage names CelaneseKodel and Vycron. Look for vintage name Qiana Nylonfound on garments Dating old clothing to s. Look for vintage names OrlonAcrilanZeran and Creslan. Pre, considering the British Colony of Hong Kong gained its independence before the dawn of the new millennium.

In the ing system changed and began at They rather identify when the RN was first issued for the company to use. For whatever reason, lot s ceased use around I assume the outsourcing of clothing to more countries abroad had something to do with it! Vintage junior sizing was invented not as a sizing system for teenagers traditionally seen today but rather petite ladies! Odd sizing became more standard for pre-teen and teenage women of modern day — remember the store ? One of my favs growing up, because all sizes were 5, 7 or 9! Reason being that travel to Mexico was quite popular during the era and Mexican styles particularly circle skirts caught on as a trend.

NOTE: Best to use this tag tip if you already know that the garment is vintage to prevent confusion with a modern piece also made in Mexico. Thank you to the Family Vintage Jewels for loaning vintage clothing for creation of this article. How did I not know this?? Another bookmark-worthy post. I'll let you know if I solve any vintage mysteries! Natalie, you are my biggest support when it comes to these educational-based articles.

Thank you!! I would LOVE to hear what you learn. Perhaps you have a piece that is older than you think. I have too found this, Dating old clothing, now that I have more knowledge. It makes a huge difference! Thank you Natalie! Thanks Natalie! LOL I felt the same way about zip codes. Thank you. I love these educational posts. Just curious… how do you know that lot s were not used post I have definitely seen them on 80s clothing and possibly even later.

I have been looking for a definitive answer on lot s for awhile. What a great site to reference. We were just talking about this today, with so many trends today looking retro but being newer this should help a lot!

You mention that companies stopped using lot s before Could you provide me a source for that information, if possible? I have a vintage item listed on Etsy that, for some reason, has been flagged as not being vintage, but it has a lot and style and was made in the USA, etc etc, so it is clear to me that it is AT LEAST from the s. I am so happy that I have found your website. Your information is incredibly helpful in distinguishing union label era. Again, thanks. Great post. Very useful information specially the last phase : I maintain such information a lot.

I was seeking this particular information for a long time. Thanks and best of luck. Thank you so much for your information…this has helped me so much in identifying vintage garments… again, thanks. Such great news! Thank you Vivien! All I can tell is that they are an American brand. The internet fell short on this one! Thanks for all the info…. Thanks so much for this article! I do have a question: if a garment is labeled with a lotdoes this mean it is definitely made before ?

Clothing labels will Dating old clothing the son or girl can find their item after a fast trip to typically forgotten and additionally found. Hi Sammy,you are really great. You did a great research on vintage clothing tags.

I learn lots of new information on vintage clothing tags here. It inspires me to learn more about vintage labels history…thanks for sharing the photos as well. I came across an amazing vintage hat today, I am very curious its age. The Dating old clothing has the union made label with the smooshed globe followed by a 6 that you describe in detail, thank you for that. Any idea what time period this may be from? This is super helpful! It really helped me with aging my vintage clothing so thankyou! I recently wrote a blog post myself about how to tell if clothing is truly vintage.

It might help some people as well to age their clothing. I got a dress at a thrift store. How old is it? Hi, Sammy! Love your ! I am an enthusiastic collector and wearer! I recently ran across a label on an embellished denim jacket with a registered trademark that, unfortunately, is difficult to decipher.

I wonder if you, or some of the other vintage-lovers, might recommend the best way to go about identifying it. I have an Alberto Makali dress that is tricky. It has a label with New York Paris Milano on it. The inside fabric tag says made in USA, There is a fabric called poliamide. I am so confused. Please help. Ugh so much nisinformatiion here. The lot explantion, for example. Is shown on a size tag which is over a union tag.

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