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Cigarette silk

Cigarette silk
Title
Cigarette silk
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Cloth
Dimensions 
7 x 8 1/2 in.
Description 
A natural beige silk cloth printed with a flag marked "Spain", gold divided by two horizontal red stripes. Printed "Zira Cigarettes" at the bottom edge. One of a series of historical world flags. Given as collectible premiums by cigarette manufacturers.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3250
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group