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The Biltmore New York

Object Number: 
2008.47.166
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 x 2 1/8 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 5.4 x 1 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with aqua exterior patterened to emulate leather. Line of silver dots runs from front cover to rear along left hand side. Of front cover, line of dots is interrupted by solid white rectangle bearing silver decorative capital B. On rear cover, white box bears silver lettering, THE BILTMORE / NEW YORK. Burgundy interior with cream, black and burgundy globe design and cream lettering, IN THE WORLD OF NEW YORK / NO FINER HOTEL... NO FINER LOCATION / THE BILTMORE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group