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Pen wipe/ tobacco

Object Number: 
2002.1.2677
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
5 x 3 in.
Description: 
A bright cotton felt cloth pen wipe, printed to resemble a geometrically patterned Persian rug with a beige central field with an elaborate yellow, blue and black pattern surrounded by a red geometric frame with a beige border and green 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