Vintage 40s "Windsor Cravat" Wine Leaf Print Wide Tie
Manufacturer's label reads "Windsor Cravats, Hand Made". I haven't been able to learn much about the company, which appears to have been based in California, but likely the company's name was chosen for its historical evocation of the Windsor cravat (described in an 1863 ad as "a production of taste and art worthy of George the Fourth or Beau Brummel, the most exquisite necktie ever invented") or the Windsor knot associated with Edward, the abdicating duke of the late 30s.
Measuring 49" long and 4" across the blade, this handsome vintage tie is in excellent condition.
NOTE: The color is "truest" in the close-up photos.
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Item ID: fav5
Gender: Male, Age Group: Adult, Color: wine, red, mauve, ecru, wheat, Size: 49" x 4"
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