Campaign necktie

Campaign necktie
Title
Campaign necktie
Date 
1940
Medium 
Rayon
Dimensions 
Overall: 46 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 117.5 x 9.5 cm )
Description 
Maroon campaign necktie from the 1940 presidential campaign of Wendell Willkie; "Willkie" embroidered repeatedly in white, maroon and red in diagonal lines.
Credit Line 
Gift of N. Clifford Hilton
Object Number 
1946.55
Marks 
embroidered: all over: "Willkie"
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