McDonald's Uniform crew hat

McDonald's Uniform crew hat

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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.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
hat
McDonald's Uniform
McDonald Uniform
date made
1970
maker
Cellucap Manufacturing Company
place made
Japan: Tōkyō, Tokyo
Physical Description
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall (without hairnet): 3 1/4 in x 11 3/8 in; 8.255 cm x 28.8925 cm
overall (with hairnet): 5 7/8 in; 14.9225 cm
ID Number
2011.0142.03
catalog number
2011.0142.03
accession number
2011.0142
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Work and Industry: Asian Pacific American Business
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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