Campaign necktie

Object Number: 
1940.871
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 46 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 118.1 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: all over: "W"
Description: 
Maroon campaign necktie from the 1940 presidential campaign of Wendell Willkie; "W" embroidered repeatedly in white in a geometric running pattern.
Gallery Label: 
Wendell Willkie ran against FDR in the 1940 presidential campaign on the Republican ticket.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Gregory Moore Chorlian
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group