Yes, it is a very old word. Obviously. Even there is a Greek word, (ο) λαιμοδέτης=λαιμός(neck)+δένω(tie) , not used though. I think this word is about the old style ties, used in the 19th c. and before, not the usual contemporary ties. But I don't know how were called in the 19th in Greece, unless I search about.