Rectangle shaped silk with coloured drawing of a bear in front of a yellow flag. The cigarette card issued by the Imperial Tobacco Company of Great Britain and Ireland Ltd. Front of card has an artist's coloured drawing of a bear standing in front of the Russian flag ; bottom of silk says " #6 Bear Russia." The back of the silk is blank. Cigarette “silks” were made out of satin and came in packages of cigarettes as a promotion to encourage smokers to collect sets. Eg. Flowers, flags of different countries, animals, leaders, etc. They were produced in England between approximately 1900 and 1925.