Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
2002.1.3242
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group