Columbia University

Columbia University

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Description
Columbia 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 baseball batter.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tobacco silk, baseball
silk, tobacco
tobacco silk, collegiate
date made
1910
referenced
Columbia University
maker
Murad Cigarettes
Physical Description
fabric, silk (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/4 in x 5 in; 17.145 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
2013.3001.002
nonaccession number
2013.3001
catalog number
2013.3001.002
subject
Sports
Baseball
collegiate
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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