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 periwinkles and leaves in green and gray-blue with the motto "Always laugh when you can./ Byron", in green and red. Printed "Zira Cigarettes" at the edge. One of a series of famous quotes and mottos. Given as collectible premiums by cigarette manufacturers.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2682
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group