Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
2002.1.2812
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
7 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.
Description: 
A natural beige silk cloth printed with two color images of a men playing sports, one in white shorts and a red sweater on skates playing ice hockey and another in a vintage red and brown football uniform each with the word "Harvard" in red and the school crest. One in a series of college sports collectible silks. Unmarked but probably from the Murad Cigarettes college sports series. 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