Campaign necktie

Object Number: 
1946.55
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 46 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 117.5 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: all over: "Willkie"
Description: 
Maroon campaign necktie from the 1940 presidential campaign of Wendell Willkie; "Willkie" embroidered repeatedly in white, maroon and red in diagonal lines.
Gallery Label: 
Wendell Willkie ran against FDR in the 1940 presidential campaign on the Republican ticket.
Credit Line: 
Gift of N. Clifford Hilton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group