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Tie

1950s (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Man's tie of hand printed cotton with design of simple geometric forms of semi-circles inverted on each other and placed upright or sideways in squares. Printed on beige in blue and black and in beige on the reverse.

There are three labels sewn onto the reverse side. The Sun Fabric label of white, silk ribbon with the words woven in red 'HAND PRINTED EXCLUSIVELY FOR ROOSTER BY SUN FABRICS' and is stitched into the seam.

The Rooster label of white silk ribbon with the name 'Rooster' woven in red and the head of a cockerel woven in red and black, also ' WPL 13303'.

The third label is for the London shop, 'Guy' which is a white ribbon with the name 'GUY', London, printed in black.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Printed cotton
Brief description
Cotton tie, United States, 1950s.
Physical description
Man's tie of hand printed cotton with design of simple geometric forms of semi-circles inverted on each other and placed upright or sideways in squares. Printed on beige in blue and black and in beige on the reverse.

There are three labels sewn onto the reverse side. The Sun Fabric label of white, silk ribbon with the words woven in red 'HAND PRINTED EXCLUSIVELY FOR ROOSTER BY SUN FABRICS' and is stitched into the seam.

The Rooster label of white silk ribbon with the name 'Rooster' woven in red and the head of a cockerel woven in red and black, also ' WPL 13303'.

The third label is for the London shop, 'Guy' which is a white ribbon with the name 'GUY', London, printed in black.
Dimensions
  • Length: 138cm
  • Width: 4.5cm
Credit line
Given by H.P. Viti, Esq.
Collection
Accession number
T.182-1978

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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