Cigarette silk

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Title:
Cigarette silk
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
7 1/2 x 5 3/8 in.
Date End: 
1 920
Description: 
A natural beige silk cloth printed with two color images of a men playing sports, one in white shorts throwing the shot put and another in white shorts rowing crew 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: 
2002.1.2804
Date Begin: 
1890
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group