Cigarette silk

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Title:
Cigarette silk
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
7 x 8 3/4 in.
Date End: 
1 920
Description: 
A natural beige silk cloth printed with a flag marked "Cuba", blue and white striped with a red corner pennant with a white star. Printed "Zira Cigarettes" at the bottom edge. One of a series of world flags. Given as collectible premiums by cigarette manufacturers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 
2002.1.3247
Date Begin: 
1890
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group