Kipper Tie

Description

Wide kipper tie of large stylized paisley designs in yellows and gold on a blue field. Blue is somewhat faded from the original shade. The tie has a tag on reverse marked "Brent" and with the logo for Montgomery Ward. The creation of the kipper tie, a form of extra-wide necktie known for bright colors and patterns, is credited to British designer Michael Fish. He brought out the earliest ones in the 1960's. This example was a gift to the donor by his maternal grandmother, Mary Kathleen King Miller (1898-1969).

Creation Information

Brent 1966.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 263 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Montgomery Ward Founded in 1872, the Montgomery Ward chain operated as a mail-order business and a physical store.

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  • Unknown

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Titles

  • Main Title: Kipper Tie
  • Alternate Title: Necktie

Description

Wide kipper tie of large stylized paisley designs in yellows and gold on a blue field. Blue is somewhat faded from the original shade. The tie has a tag on reverse marked "Brent" and with the logo for Montgomery Ward.

The creation of the kipper tie, a form of extra-wide necktie known for bright colors and patterns, is credited to British designer Michael Fish. He brought out the earliest ones in the 1960's.

This example was a gift to the donor by his maternal grandmother, Mary Kathleen King Miller (1898-1969).

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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Creation Date

  • 1966

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  • Dec. 20, 2010, 11:16 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 22, 2015, 6:03 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Brent. Kipper Tie, physical object, 1966; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30325/: accessed February 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.