Overall: 46 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 118.1 x 8.9 cm )
embroidered: all over: "W"
Maroon campaign necktie from the 1940 presidential campaign of Wendell Willkie; "W" embroidered repeatedly in white in a geometric running pattern.
Wendell Willkie ran against FDR in the 1940 presidential campaign on the Republican ticket.
Gift of Gregory Moore Chorlian
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.