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Cigarette silk

Cigarette silk
Title
Cigarette silk
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Cloth
Dimensions 
6 3/4 x 9 in.
Description 
A small natural beige silk cloth printed with the flag of Belgium, three horizontal bars in black, gold and red. This flag was adopted in 1831 and has remained unchanged since. 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 
2002.1.3249
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group