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Cigarette holder

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Title:
Cigarette holder
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Paper, bamboo, foil
Dimensions: 
5 1/8 x 1/2 in. widest diameter
Date End: 
1 920
Description: 
Three paper and bamboo cigarette or cigarillo holders, with copper colored foil and a mesh opening for cooling the smoke. The paper ends are printed in browns and blacks with many cat faces with blue and green eyes. A red paper band around the center is printed in gold "Dept."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 
2002.1.3254
Date Begin: 
1890
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group