Pen wipe/ tobacco

Object Number: 
2002.1.2722
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
7 1/8 x 4 in.
Description: 
A large bright cotton felt cloth pen wipe, printed to resemble a geometrically patterned Persian rug with a dark green central field with brown, dark red and white designs surrounded by a brown and white frame with a dark green 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