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Cigarette silk

Cigarette silk
Title
Cigarette silk
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Cloth
Dimensions 
3 x 2 1/2 in.
Description 
A small natural beige silk cloth printed with a color image of a Native American in a red loin cloth painting a hunting scene on a stretched hide with the caption "Dakota Indian Painting a Chronology". One in a series portraying Native American cultures. Printed "Zira Cigarettes" at the edge. Given as collectible premiums by cigarette manufacturers.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2678
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group