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Wrapper for "Sokol"

Poster
1923 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Wrapper (?) for parchment paper, from the food wrapping paper factory "Sokol" run by the central Paper Trust.


Object details

Object type
TitleWrapper for "Sokol" (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Colour lithograph
Brief description
Wrapper (?) for parchment paper, from the food wrapping paper factory "Sokol" run by the central Paper Trust.
Dimensions
  • Irregularly cut to height: 37.2cm
  • Irregularly cut to width: 32cm
Irregularly cut to 37.2 x 32 cm
Object history
The arrangement and nature of the lettering on the sheet as well as diagonal fold lines on the lower margins and a vertical fold line on the left margin indicate that this was probably a wrapper. Lettering on the sheet with some words repeated or abbreviated, translates as: Parchment Paper / Food wrapping paper factory "Sokol" / USSR, VSNh [Central Trust for cellulose and paper industry / St. Souhon [the 'st.' is not an abbreviation for 'saint'] / Nothern railway line Postal division Sokol / regional poligraphy, Kalonga. Sergei Chekhonin designed the Hammer & Sickle emblem for the Soviet Union.
Collection
Accession number
E.1287-1989

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Record createdDecember 9, 2008
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