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Bianchi and Margherita

Object Number: 
2008.47.37
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 4.1 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with white exterior. Front cover printed with name of restaurant on treble clef and staff design and address in black. Saddle printed with tepehone number in black. Rear cover printed with cariactures of singers and musicians in black, with black lettering OPERA A LA CARTE. Plain interior.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group