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Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
2002.1.2863
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
5 x 2 in.
Description: 
A natural beige silk ribbon printed woven with a glossy brown galloping horse and jockey rider in purple, red and beige jodphurs. Printed "Richmond Straight Cut No. 1 Cigarettes ARE THE BEST." at the bottom edge. Given as a collectible premium 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