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Cigarette silk

Cigarette silk
Title
Cigarette silk
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Cloth
Dimensions 
7 1/2 x 5 3/8 in.
Description 
A natural beige silk cloth printed with two color images of a men playing sports, one in white shorts running track and another in white shorts swinging a throwing hammer each with the word "Columbia" in blue and 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 
2002.1.2803
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group