Campaign necktie

Object Number: 
1972.1a
Date: 
1952
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 48 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 123.2 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: center: "I/ K/ E" embroidered: on tag: "Exquisite/ STYLED IN/ THE SOUTH/ by/ MASHLER'S/ HANDFINISHED TIES"
Description: 
Maroon printed campaign necktie from Dwight D. Eisenhower's 1952 presidential campaign with a white circle in the lower third of the tie with "I/K/E" printed vertically in block letters across the circle.
Gallery Label: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower ran on the republican ticket for U.S. president in 1952 and 1956, winning both times.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. H. Leab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group