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Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
2002.1.2809
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
4 x 5 1/2 in.
Description: 
A small natural beige silk cloth printed with a color image of a man in white shorts running track above the word "Harvard" in red above the school crest. One in a series of college sports collectible silks. Unmarked but probably from the Murad Cigarettes college sports series. Given as collectible premiums by cigarette manufacturers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group