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Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
2002.1.3231
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
3 1/8 x 2 1/4 in.
Description: 
A small natural beige silk cloth printed with a color image of a red apple hanging from a branch with green leaves. One in a series portraying flowers and fruit. Printed "Zira Cigarettes" at the edge. 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