Cigarette silk

Cigarette silk
Title
Cigarette silk
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Cloth
Dimensions 
4 7/8 x 2 7/8 in.
Description 
A natural beige silk cloth printed with a flag marked "Norway", red divided by a blue cross with white borders, over a red crowned shield with a gold rampant lion holding a battle axe. Printed "Nebo Cigarettes" at the bottom edge. One of a series of historical world flags and standards. Given as collectible premiums by cigarette manufacturers.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3242
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group