Campaign necktie

Object Number: 
INV.7390
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Synthetic textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 43 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 111.1 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: all over: "Willkie"
Description: 
Navy blue campaign necktie from the 1940 presidential campaign of Wendell Willkie; "Willkie" embroidered repeatedly in white in angled stripes.
Gallery Label: 
Wendell Willkie ran against FDR in the 1940 presidential campaign on the Republican ticket.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group