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Campaign necktie

Campaign necktie
Campaign necktie
Title
Campaign necktie
Date 
1940
Medium 
Synthetic textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 43 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 110.5 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Maroon campaign necktie from the 1940 presidential campaign of Wendell Willkie; "Willkie" embroidered repeatedly in white in angled stripes.
Object Number 
INV.7121
Marks 
embroidered: all over: "Willkie" embroidered: tag on underside: "David Landau/ 469 LEXINGTON AVE./ NEW YORK/ CHENEY CRAVATS/ RESILIENT/ CONSTRUCTION"
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