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Man's Necktie
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Maker:Made by Cheney Brothers Silk Manufacturing Company , American
Primary Dimensions (length x width): 47 x 3 1/2in. (119.4 x 8.9cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Marie Peichert
Description: Man's silk necktie in dark green woven with water-patterned weave. A design of brighter green, red, blue and white swirls is woven on the dark green ground. The front tip ends in a broad point; the back tip is narrower. The tie is unlined but has an interface lining of woven white fabric. The narrow end has a retailer's label woven in white thread on a black background: " G. FOX & CO./ Est. 1847 HARTFORD" The broader end has a manufacturer's label of brown and blue letters woven onto an ecru silk label decorated with a game bird: "AMERICAN / GAME BIRDS RUFFLED GROUSE / CHENEY CRAVATS"
Object Number: 1997.104.3
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