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Cigarette silk

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50 152
Title:
Cigarette silk
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
5 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.
Date End: 
1 920
Description: 
A small natural beige silk cloth printed with a color image of a man in white knickers and skates playing ice hockey above the word "Pennsylvania" in blue and red below 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
Object Number: 
2002.1.2703
Date Begin: 
1890
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group