Pen wipe/ tobacco

Object Number: 
2002.1.2724
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 Persian rug with a dark red central field with cream, orange and green floral designs surrounded by a green and cream clover pattern frame with an orange 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