Overall: 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 49 in. ( 0.6 x 9.5 x 124.5 cm )
embroidered: narrow end, on label: "H. KING & CO. / INC. / New York / CHARACTER / CRAVATS / ALL / SILK"
Black silk necktie.
This coat is part of a uniform worn by Paul H. Downing when he served in the Air Corps during World War II, as Lieutenant Colonel and Major. He was the commanding officer of the Rochester (New York) Region, Materiel Command.
Gift of Paul H. Downing
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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