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Asti

Object Number: 
2008.47.91
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 2 x 3/8 in. (5 x 5.1 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with black and white exterior. Front cover with black blocks with name running horzontally and vertically along top and left side in white lettering and white area with black cariactures of people singing along with a man playing keyboard. Rear cover with alternating black and white bars and lettering (see notes for transcription). Plain white interior.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group