Cigarette silk

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Title:
Cigarette silk
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.
Date End: 
1 920
Description: 
A small natural beige silk cloth printed with a color image of a Native American with a full feather headress on a horse with the caption "Sioux War Chief In Full Regalia". 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
Object Number: 
2002.1.2700
Date Begin: 
1890
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group