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Title Hughes Airwest Flight Attendant Uniform Necktie
Date 1972-1978
Collection Hughes Airwest Uniforms
Object Name Necktie
Catalog Number 2016.61.1
Description Men's necktie consisting of a woven pattern of repeated interlocking Hughes Airwest's logo in pink, purple, yellow, orange, red and blue. Fabric is very thick, and according to the donor, this was the same type of fabric used for Hughes Airwest's passenger aircraft seat covers in 1972. The Hughes Airwest logo, designed by Mario Zamparelli in 1971, consists of a horizontal axis linking three diamond-like units, which make a stylized "HH," the initials of the airline's famous owner Howard Hughes.
Artist/Maker Zamparelli, Mario
Artist 2/Maker 2 Career Cravats
Provenance This necktie is from the Hughes Airwest flight attendant's 1972-1978 uniform. Worn by Flight Attendant Casino Bruno.
Search Terms Hughes Airwest
Subjects Flight attendants
Fashion designers
Credit line Gift of Casino Bruno, Flight Attendant (Ret.)