Tie with football illustrations worn by Eddie Robinson

Manufactured by
Addiction Co.
Owned by
Robinson, Edward Gay Sr., American, 1919 - 2007
Subject of
Grambling State University, American, founded 1901
Medium
silk (textile)
Dimensions
H x W (laid flat): 59 × 3 3/4 in. (149.9 × 9.5 cm)
Type
neckties
Place used
Grambling, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
1919-2007
Description
This is a tie with football illustrations worn by Eddie Robinson. The back of three individuals are shown at the bottom point of the tie, below a group of illustrations of football paraphernalia in bright colors against a black field.
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Football
Men
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Eddie Robinson Family
Object number
2015.224.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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