Rochester Yacht Club


Rochester Yacht Club tobacco felt (or tobacco flannel.)

Tobacco felts, or more appropriately, tobacco flannels, were collectibles available to purchasers of tobacco products between 1900-1920. Like related premiums as cards and silks, felts could represent a variety of interests, in this case, yachting.

The Rochester Yacht Club was first organized in 1877 in Rochester, New York.

Date Made: ca 1910

Maker: American Tobacco Company

Location: Currently not on view

Web Subject: Sportsyacht clubSubject: yachtingSailing


See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1999.3052.101Nonaccession Number: 1999.3052Catalog Number: 1999.3052.101

Object Name: silktobacco silk, collegiatesilk, tobaccotobacco felt, collegiatetobacco felt

Physical Description: fabric, silk (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4.5 cm x 11.1 cm; 1 3/4 in x 4 3/8 in


Record Id: nmah_1347920

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