Self tie necktie in with mardi gras design satin material. Tie measures 3 3/4 inches at the widest point and 57 3/4 inches in length untied. This tie is great for many different uses including formal wear or as a uniform tie for catering or school uniform tie . Even though it is not silk it is a very soft fabric and can be tied very easily and makes a nice knot. It can be used for weddings and proms and all black tie affairs.