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Man's necktie

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Straight, narrow necktie with square ends, made of cotton twill printed with teal and navy blue abstract pattern; black cotton twill tape loop on back. Part of selvedge visible at narrow end.

Provenance

Tie made by Margaret M. Eskridge for Robert T. Eskridge, late 1960s; Gift to the MFA, June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. and Margaret M. Eskridge to honor and preserve the international significance of Finnish contemporary arts and design, which flourished between 1950 and 1980

American (of Finnish fabric), 1960s

Dimensions

Height x width (max.): 50 3/4 x 1 7/8 in. (128.9 x 4.8 cm)

Accession Number

2007.518

Medium or Technique

Screen-printed cotton twill; cotton twill tape

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes