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Tobacco premium

Object Number: 
2002.1.2731
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
2 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.
Description: 
A black woven silk ribbon with fine silver top and bottom border lines with a white flag with blue diagonal slashes around a red and blue yin-yang circle above the word "Korea" in silver. Presently the flag of South Korea. One in a series of collectible ribbons featuring Flags and Standards of the World. Given as a collectible premium by cigarette manufacturers, a paper label on the reverse reads "The American Tobacco Co., Inc./ New York".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group