Created by
Unidentified
Worn by
Allen, Eugene, American, 1919 - 2010
Date
1980s
Medium
satin, metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 1/8 × 4 5/8 × 1 in. (5.4 × 11.7 × 2.5 cm)
Description
Tuxedo bow tie from a White House butler uniform worn by Eugene Allen. The black bow tie has a satin fabric with a slight sheen. The reverse has a metal tie clip engraved with [ORMOND RUST RESIST].
Place used
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Adornment
Type
tuxedoes
bow ties
Topic
Business
Clothing and dress
Government
Labor
Local and regional
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles E. Allen in memory of Eugene Allen & Helene Allen
Object number
2018.5.1.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f9e96cef-ed22-4587-a865-d20cd885950a

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