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Necktie

Object Number: 
1946.121c
Date: 
1942
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 49 in. ( 0.6 x 9.5 x 124.5 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: narrow end, on label: "H. KING & CO. / INC. / New York / CHARACTER / CRAVATS / ALL / SILK"
Description: 
Black silk necktie.
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Paul H. Downing
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group