Cornell University


Cornell University silk produced for the American Tobacco Company's Murad cigarette brand.

Like related premiums such as cards and felts, silks were collectibles available to purchasers of tobacco products. Murad's college silks were produced in two sets in 1910.

This example features an athlete participating in the hammer throw.

Date Made: 1910

Associated Name: Cornell UniversityMaker: Murad Cigarettes

Location: Currently not on view

Web Subject: SportsName Of Sport: Track and FieldLevel Of Sport: collegiate


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1999.3052.175Nonaccession Number: 1999.3052Catalog Number: 1999.3052.175

Object Name: patchtobacco silk, track and fieldtobacco silk, collegiate

Physical Description: fabric, silk (overall material)Measurements: overall: 16.2 cm x 11.5 cm; 6 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in


Record Id: nmah_1348135

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