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Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
2002.1.2706
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 knickers pitching a baseball below the words "University of Chicago" in red above 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