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Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
2002.1.3239
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
3 3/8 x 1 7/8 in.
Description: 
A small pink silk cloth printed with a red monochrome portrait of a woman labeled "Louise Le Baron", in an lace off-the-shoulder dress. Printed "Turkey Red Cigarettes" at the bottom edge. One of a series of actresses and show girls. Given as collectible premiums by cigarette manufacturers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group