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Cigarette silk

Cigarette silk
Title
Cigarette silk
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Cloth
Dimensions 
4 x 5 1/4 in.
Description 
A small natural beige silk cloth printed with a color image of a man in a vintage brown and blue football uniform kicking below the word "Yale" in dark 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 
2002.1.2805
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group