Cigarette silk

Cigarette silk
Title
Cigarette silk
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Cloth
Dimensions 
10 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.
Description 
A natural beige silk cloth printed with three color images of a men playing sports, one in white shorts running hurdles, another in white knickers and a dark blue sweater swinging a golf club, and another in white shorts throwing the shot put each with the word "Yale" in dark 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 
2002.1.2807
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group