Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Pen wipe/ tobacco

Object Number: 
2002.1.2825
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
8 x 5 1/2 in.
Description: 
A green cotton felt cloth pen wipe, printed with the Union Jack in the corner of a red field, the flag of "Great Britain", representing the empirial posessions prior to World War I, surrounded by a red, white and blue frame. Part of a series of Flags of the World 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