Man's necktie

American (of Finnish fabric)
Fabric designed by Marjatta Metsovaara (Finnish, born in 1927), For Tampella, Made by Margaret M. Eskridge (American)


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Screen-printed cotton twill; cotton twill tape

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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.


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