Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
2002.1.2692
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group