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Political novelty

Object Number: 
2002.1.4628
Date: 
1944-1948
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
49 x 4 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
A bright purple man's neck tie woven with geometric patterns and printed in black and white with a image of the U.S. Capital Building over a portrait of Thomas Dewey. Thomas Edmund Dewey (1902-1971) of Pawling, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Republican. U.S. District Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1933; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1940; Governor of New York, 1943-55; defeated, 1938; candidate for President of the United States, 1944, 1948.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group