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Cigarette silk

Cigarette silk
Title
Cigarette silk
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Cloth
Dimensions 
4 x 2 1/2 in.
Description 
A small natural beige silk cloth printed with the flag of Austria around 1910 above the gold lion and shield crest of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Printed "Nebo Cigarettes" at the bottom edge. One of a series of world flags and standards. Given as collectible premiums by cigarette manufacturers.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2692
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group