Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
2002.1.2702
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
5 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.
Description: 
A small natural beige silk cloth printed with a color image of a man in white shorts swinging a throwing hammer below the word "Michigan" in pale green and next to the school crest. One in a series of college sports collectible silks. Faintly printed "Murad Cigarettes" at the edge. 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