Consumer protection label dating clothing vintage
Using this date you can age the piece as the year noted on the tag or a few years later. A label or the design of an American flag on or near the brand tag.
This is a measurement of the circumference of the wearer’s head.This is a clear sign and dates the clothing as being produced prior to the 1960's (zip codes were not invented until 1963).Pre-1939 garments will be without a Woolmark logo; which was first placed on the tags of wool clothing in the early sixties as a marketing technique to encourage consumers to buy the natural fibre of wool over polyester and acrylic.This is an indication of where the fabric came from, not necessarily where the hat was made.Today nice fur felt comes from the Czech Republic, yet the hat can be designed and made anywhere in the world.
If there is a tag, there are quite a number of things that can indicate the age of the item.