Steven and William Ladd, ‘Hottie Tottie Tower Necktie and Box’, 2007, Mingei International Museum
Steven and William Ladd, ‘Hottie Tottie Tower Necktie and Box’, 2007, Mingei International Museum
Steven and William Ladd, ‘Hottie Tottie Tower Necktie and Box’, 2007, Mingei International Museum

Glass Delica bead Necktie with pointed ends. 8 Motifs of diagonal stripes symmetrical four to a side. Background of grotto green AB finish. Diagonal Stripe motifs are all symmetrical patterns in gloss white, brown, and grey, and silver-green with AB finish. Box of medium-grey Ultra Suede with an interior lined in pearl grey and black silk charmeuse. Two notches cut into lid on opposite sides with white linen thread dashes securing fabric. Box includes Scrolls: 1 Black Cashmere, 1 black Ultra Suede, 1 black wool suiting, 1 charcoal grey suiting, 3 heather grey wool cashmere, 1 heather grey wool, 1 tiny light grey Ultra Suede, 1 medium grey Ultra Suede, 1 Blue and white cotton. Includes handwritten note from William.

Necktie dimensions: 58 1/8 x 2 x 1/8 inches.

Function and Fantasy: Steven and William Ladd. Mingei International Museum, San Diego, California. 2014. Curator Christine Knoke.

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