McDonald's Uniform crew hat


Founded in 1940, McDonald’s Company Ltd. now has nearly 32,500 restaurants in over 100 countries. In Japan, McDonalds opened its first store in Tokyo in May 1971. This unisex crew hat and hairnet was designed as a cohesive piece of the McDonald’s uniform for their first Japanese location. Conforming to the overall design of the uniform, the cloth crew hat displays blue and white stripes with the gold McDonald’s emblem embellished on the side. The white cloth hairnet fits over the head for sanitary purposes.

Over the past 40 years, McDonald’s uniform style has evolved significantly, as changes to the design take place almost every four years. Within 27 years there had been 11 changes in uniform style.

Date Made: 1970

Maker: Cellucap Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan: Tōkyō, Tokyo

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2011.0142.03Catalog Number: 2011.0142.03Accession Number: 2011.0142

Object Name: hatMcDonald's UniformMcDonald Uniform

Physical Description: ink (overall material)Measurements: overall (without hairnet): 3 1/4 in x 11 3/8 in; 8.255 cm x 28.8925 cmoverall (with hairnet): 5 7/8 in; 14.9225 cm


Record Id: nmah_1411391

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