Pen wipe/ tobacco

Object Number: 
2002.1.2852
Date: 
1912-1930
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.
Description: 
A brown cotton felt cloth pen wipe, printed with a 48 star American flag, with a red and blue border decorated with ribbons, swags and striped shields with a brown border. Part of a series of Flags of the World 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