Rectangle shaped red silk with 'British Columbia' stitched in white. The cigarette silk issued by the Imperial Tobacco Company of Great Britain and Ireland Ltd. Front of card has the British Columbian coat of arms stitched in red, blue and white, with 'British Columbia' stitched in white beneath it. 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.