Identify Label on Vintage Neiman Marcus Wool Sweater

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  1. Lizzie Wilkinson

    Lizzie Wilkinson Registered Guest

    I cannot find any information on this particular Label and I am hoping someone here may know :)
     

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  2. bycinbyhand

    bycinbyhand Trade Member

  3. Retro Ruth

    Retro Ruth Administrator Staff Member

    Garments being Made in England is relatively rare these days, we don't do nearly so much manufacturing any more. Plus current labels are more likely to say Made In The United Kingdom.

    It's possible it's contemporary if they wanted to say Made In England for some kind of implication of quality, but I don't think I've seen Made In England (rather than Made in the United Kingdom) on anything later than 1980s. Happy to be proved wrong on that if anyone knows differently, though I still think it'd be an exception to the rule.
     
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  4. The Vintage Stylist

    The Vintage Stylist Administrator Staff Member

    I would agree that this is a 1980s "fisherman" sweater.
     
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  5. Linn

    Linn Trade Member

    I think it's a pretty classic style fisherman's sweater and that it could be earlier than the '80's. The upper and lower case letters and the style of the font on the label is very different from the current Neiman Marcus label - and any of the labels for NM that we have in our LR after the 1950s.

    https://vintagefashionguild.org/label-resource/neiman-marcus/

    I think it could be could be 1960s. I have not been able to find this label either. Maybe you could contact Neiman Marcus and ask them.
     

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