Pen wipe/ tobacco

Object Number: 
2002.1.2653
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
5 x 3 in.
Description: 
A beige cotton felt cloth pen wipe, printed to resemble a carpet with pale gray fringe. Given as a premium by cigar stores and manufacturers for blotting the ink from a nib pen. Part of a military uniforms of the world collectible series -printed in the center with a man in a kilt with a tall plumed hat holding a rifle surrounded in each corner by a modified Union Jack flag with a white border with yellow and blue geometric diamond and circle patterns.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group