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University of Texas

University of Texas

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Description
University of Texas 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, collegiate sports.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tobacco silk, collegiate
tobacco felt, collegiate
date made
ca 1910
referenced
University of Texas
maker
American Tobacco Company
Physical Description
fabric, silk (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 11.43 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
1996.0213.350
accession number
1996.0213
catalog number
1999.0213.350
subject
Sports
collegiate
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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