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Object Name: Necktie
Date: 1942
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Medium: Polyester
Dimensions: Overall: 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 44 3/4 in. ( 0.6 x 9.5 x 113.7 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Tan-colored polyester necktie.
Credit Line: Gift of Paul H. Downing
Object Number: 1946.118e
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Marks: embroidered: on maker's label, narrow end of tie: "LORD & TAYLOR / THE MEN'S FLOOR / NEW YORK" handwritten: wide end of tie: "P. H. DOWNING"

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This necktie is part of a uniform worn by Paul H. Downing when he served as Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Corps during World War II. He was Commanding Officer of the Rochester (New York) region, Materiel Command.