Pin-back button

Pin-back button
Title
Pin-back button
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Kitty Krupat
Object Number 
2001.259
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group