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Cigarette promotional textile

Object Number: 
2002.1.4842
Date: 
ca. 1911
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 7/8 × 23 3/4 in. (86 × 60.3 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: lower right: "B C L" intertwined
Description: 
Silk satin panel lithographed in full color depicting Chinese court scenes with Chinese calendar (?) and images of cigarette labels for Sweet Caporal, Pin Head, Three Castles, Atlas, and Peacock brands.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group