Pen wipe/ tobacco

Object Number: 
2002.1.2654
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
5 x 3 in.
Description: 
A pale green cotton felt cloth pen wipe, printed to resemble a carpet with pale green fringe. Given as a premium by cigar stores and manufacturers for blotting the ink from a nib pen. Part of a military uniforms of the world collectible series -printed in the center with a man in a blue uniform with gold buttons and a red and blue cap holding a rifle surrounded in each corner by the French blue, white and red flag.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group