A natural beige silk cloth printed with a flag half green and half red with a central gold circle and shield crest marked "New Portugal". New Portugal was the original name of Brazil, prior to 1800. Printed "Zira Cigarettes" at the bottom edge. One of a series of historical world flags. Given as collectible premiums by cigarette manufacturers.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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