Cigarette silk

Title:
Cigarette silk
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
6 3/4 x 5 3/8 in.
Description: 
A natural beige silk cloth printed with two color images of a men playing sports, one in white knickers pitching a baseball and another in white shorts running hurdles each with 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
Object Number: 
2002.1.2802
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group