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Narrow tie with squared ends, pattern of stylized figures and birds, yellow, black, and green on blue ground, three button holes in narrow end. Labeled: "Smoothie Button-down tie/ Put small end through here/ US Pat No 2,313,273/ Wear with blue or gray suit/ Made by Schreter and M'shuga...

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2007, purchased by the donor, Susan Ward, from a Cambridge, MA estate via an internet auction; gift to MFA (Accession date: December 12, 2007)

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Gift of Susan Ward

American, 1955–65


Height x width: 134 x 4.4 cm (52 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts