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Man's Necktie
1970-1979
Original Owner:Originally owned by a member of the Lewis Fox family
Silk and wool (probably)
Primary Dimensions (length x width): 55 1/2 x 3 1/2in. (141 x 8.9cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard Koopman and Mrs. Bernard Schiro
Description: Man's silk tie, red with stripes of white, black and Wedgewood blue. The front tip ends in a broad point; the back tip is narrower. The tie is lined with white silk and has an off-white woven fabric as interlining. The narrow end has three labels. The first is a retailer's label: "Stackpole,/ Moore,/ Tryon Co./ Importers/ Hartford": woven with red letters on a black background, along with a shield design. The second label is a manufacturer's label in white with words woven in black on the recto: "ALL SILK/RN 21243" and on verso: "UNION MADE/ACWA/ #130" with crossed keys and a sewing machine. The third label is a price tag printed in black ink on white paper: "$8.50".
Object Number: 1980.87.25
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