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Dadaist necktie. French: Ceci n'est pas une cravate. English translation: This is not a tie. Original illustration, hand-drawn text converted to a screenprint.

Inspired be René Magritte's Dadaist masterpiece, "The Treachery of Images" (La trahison des images). "This is not a Pipe" is painted of course, adjacent to a...pipe. Impress art historians and Francophones with your language skills and clever accessorization! Celebrate the absurd.

Shown in foreground: white ink on narrow black; narrow burgundy

The tie is made of a soft microfiber, having almost the same hand as real silk and is printed with high-quality, non-toxic, waterbased ink. All new materials! Vegan safe.

► CHOOSE: standard, narrow or standard XL

White ink on black
White ink on burgundy
White ink on dark brown

► WANT A DIFFERENT INK COLOR? Get it for just $5 more! Add this to the order:
and let us know the colors you'd like in the 'notes to seller' field in the Etsy cart.

►WANT A DIFFERENT TIE COLOR? Just make your choice from the 5th photo and let us know in the 'notes to seller' field in the Etsy cart - no extra charge!


Standard: [regular office guy] (3.5"-4" wide) 58" long
Narrow: [modern, hip guy ] (2.5"-3" wide) 58" long
Standard XL: (3.5"-4" wide) 62" long

► To see design placement of this tie, check out the line art right in the 4th image above.

Gorgeous blond wood tie boxes or sleek black paperboard gift boxes available right here:

US: USPS Priority Mail (2-3 business days)
International: USPS First Class (see times below)

Canada and most of Europe shipping takes 2+ weeks on average.
Australia, NZ, Pacific Rim: 21+ days on average
Rest of world 2-3 weeks.

IF YOU NEED IT SOONER: We can arrange Priority International for you at an additional fee, to be billed after you order.

US RUSH ORDERS: We can arrange Express (1-2 business days + guarantee) for an additional fee, to be billed after you order.

-just let us know in the 'notes to seller' in the Etsy cart!

This listing is for the phrase placed low on the tie as shown. Please peruse the shop to see an alternate version printed up higher, that option is for standard width only.

► Like our French language inspired ties? See them all right here including our 100% silk option! http://www.etsy.com/shop/Cyberoptix/search?search_query=french&search_submit=&search_type=user_shop_ttt_id_5131289&shopname=Cyberoptix

► Need more than two? Check out our wedding packages right here - just look for the number you need and put the design name, ink color and tie color in the 'notes to seller' when you're checking out:


This is not a Tie. Dadaist screenprinted necktie. Choose narrow or standard microfiber. Bottom print placement. Art history lover.

$36.00 USD
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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: microfiber, necktie, screen print, silkscreen, water based ink, vegan safe fabric, nontoxic ink, white printing ink
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 16311 reviews
  • Favorited by: 223 people