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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1960s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pucci, Emilio, born 1914 - died 1992 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by G.A. Browning

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Most couturiers recognised the commercial possibilities in the popular demand for colourful neckwear. Emilio Pucci produced wonderful ties from his fabrics. This tie is an example of his highly individual, geometric and abstract designs. His fabrics translated successfully into a seemingly endless supply of exotic ties.

Physical description

Tie of printed silk with an abstract design.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)


1960s (made)


Pucci, Emilio, born 1914 - died 1992 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed silk

Object history note

Registered File number 1983/949.

Descriptive line

Tie of printed silk with an abstract design, designed by Emilio Pucci, Italy, 1960s

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Hart, Avril. Ties. London: V&A Publications, 1998. p. 106, Pl. 68


Silk (textile)




Fashion; Accessories; Men's clothes


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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