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Pen wipe/ tobacco

Object Number: 
2002.1.2655
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
5 1/4 x 3 1/8 in.
Description: 
A red cotton felt cloth pen wipe, printed to resemble a carpet with red 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 dark blue man uniform with gold buttons and knickers holding a rifle surrounded in each corner by the Swedish flag- blue with a gold cross.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group