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BARBETTA

Object Number: 
2008.47.111
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 x 2 3/16 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 5.6 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with red-brown exterior. Front cover with name and address of restaurant in gold lettering. Saddle with telephone number in gold. Rear cover with gold and white crest and gold lettering, SINCE 1906. 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