Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
2002.1.2799
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
3 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.
Description: 
A small natural beige silk cloth printed with a color image of a man in a vintage football uniform kicking below the word "Columbia" in blue above 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