Cornell University

Cornell University

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Description
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 a crew rower.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patch
tobacco silk, crew
tobacco silk, collegiate
date made
1910
Associated Name
Cornell University
maker
Murad Cigarettes
Physical Description
fabric, silk (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16.2 cm x 11.5 cm; 6 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in
ID Number
1999.3052.181
nonaccession number
1999.3052
catalog number
1999.3052.181
subject
Sports
crew
collegiate
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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