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Man's Necktie
1970-1979
Original Owner:Originally owned by a member of the Lewis Fox family
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Clothing Maker:Made by Bronzini
Silk
Primary Dimensions (length x width): 54 x 4 1/2in. (137.2 x 11.4cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard Koopman and Mrs. Bernard Schiro
Description: Man's gray silk tie woven with aqua and beige motifs in the shape of a stylized tulip in a soft grosgrain weave. The front tip ends in a point and the back tip is narrower. The tie is lined with white silk; it has one label on its narrow end. The black silk label is a retailer's label and is woven with silver metallic thread and reads: "G. FOX & CO./ EST. 1847 HARTFORD"; the manufacturer wove its name, "BRONZINI" into the silk on the front of the narrower tip and the name, "SOPHOCLES" is woven into the silk on the back of the narrower tip.
Object Number: 1980.87.37
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