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Pen wipe/ tobacco

Object Number: 
2002.1.2658
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
4 x 2 1/4 in.
Description: 
A bright cotton felt cloth pen wipe, printed to resemble a geometrically patterned Persian rug with a fuchsia central field with elaborate blue, white and light green geometric patterns surrounded by a fuchsia border and fringe. Given as a premium by cigar stores and manufacturers for blotting the ink from a nib pen.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group