Campaign necktie

Campaign necktie
Title
Campaign necktie
Date 
1940
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 46 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 118.1 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Maroon campaign necktie from the 1940 presidential campaign of Wendell Willkie; "W" embroidered repeatedly in white in a geometric running pattern.
Credit Line 
Gift of Gregory Moore Chorlian
Object Number 
1940.871
Marks 
embroidered: all over: "W"
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