Overall: 46 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 117.5 x 9.5 cm )
embroidered: all over: "Willkie"
Maroon campaign necktie from the 1940 presidential campaign of Wendell Willkie; "Willkie" embroidered repeatedly in white, maroon and red in diagonal lines.
Wendell Willkie ran against FDR in the 1940 presidential campaign on the Republican ticket.
Gift of N. Clifford Hilton
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