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The Barclay

Object Number: 
2008.47.159
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in. (5 x 4.2 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with gold exterior. Front cover with blue line drawing of thistle with blue lettering THE BARCLAY. Rear cover with blue lettering THE / BARCLAY / NEW YORK. Natural colored interior with blue lettering (see transcription in notes).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group