Update

To help support the city’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, New-York Historical is temporarily closed to the public until it is safe to reopen. More details on our Visit page.

Tobacco/ cigar ribbon

Object Number: 
2002.1.2878
Date: 
1880-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
9 1/4 x 5/8 in.
Description: 
An elaborately woven gold silk ribbon with gray borders used as an ornamental strap for holding cigars in a cigar box woven in black with the initials "J.A." flanked by flourishes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group