Man's necktie

American
1955–65
Labeled Schreter


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2007.970

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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 Prints”

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward