Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2001.259
Date: 
ca. 1980
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Circular metal pin-back button "DON'T BUY NORMA KAMALI/STOP INDUSTRIAL HOMEWORK"; drawing of the designer in foreground; background is a drawing of a sweatshop worker; red line going down the middle of the button, white and black.
Gallery Label: 
This button protests the designer Norma Kamali and her choice in manufacturing her clothing line in sweatshops, which are known for intensive labor but poor wages.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kitty Krupat
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group