Cigarette silk

Cigarette silk
Title
Cigarette silk
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 fashionable woman labeled "Ziretta", wearing a long blue and white striped dress, a fur stole, and a huge black hat with red plumes, carrying a giant black and gold purse with a red "Z". One in a series featuring the "Zira Girls", see also 2002.1.2683 through 2686. Printed "Zira Cigarettes" at the edge. Given as collectible premiums by cigarette manufacturers.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3232
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group