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Tie

Tie

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Michael (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk, lined with silk and interlined, possibly with wool

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr Roy Strong

  • Museum number:

    T.209-1979

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Kipper tie of printed silk, with a design of alternating, white, blue and brown diagonal stripes of varying width interspersed with rings printed in beige.

Lined with white silk and thickly interlined, probably with cream wool. The narrow end is pinned together at the back, the pin at the front is missing.

There is a tie bar behind the front for the narrow end to pass through when the tie is worn.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

ca.1970 (made)

Artist/maker

John Michael (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silk, lined with silk and interlined, possibly with wool

Marks and inscriptions

jm
woven

'SOIE/MADE IN ITALY'
Woven in white on a small label of narrow black silk

Dimensions

Length: 53.75 in, Length: 137.6 cm, Width: 4.5 in, Width: 12.5 cm

Descriptive line

Kipper tie of printed silk, John Michael, Italy, ca.1970.

Categories

Accessories; Fashion; Men's clothes

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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