Tobacco premium

Object Number: 
2002.1.2764
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
3 x 2 in.
Description: 
A black woven silk ribbon with fine gold top and bottom border lines with a flag consisting of blue, gold and red vertical bars with a central red, silver and blue shield crest above the words "Andorra/ Standard" in gold and blue. Andorra is a tiny nation situated in the Pyrenees Mountains between Spain and France. 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