Man's necktie

English
1950–65
Hardy Amies (English, 1909–2003)


Dimensions

Height x width: 136.5 x 5.7 cm (53 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2007.973

Medium or Technique

Silk damask weave; silk jacquard weave lining

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s necktie with squared ends, navy blue silk damask with alternating stripes of satin and complex twill with ribbed effect (cut on bias). Lining of white silk with woven pattern of signature “Hardy Amies, London” woven label. Labeled: “Hardy Amies/ made of silk in England”

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