Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
2002.1.2678
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group