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Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
2002.1.2673
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
4 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.
Description: 
A bright woven silk cloth similar to a ribbon and printed to resemble an elaborately patterned Persian rug with orange and gold dominating the design. Given as a collectible premium 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