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THE COFFEE MILL

Object Number: 
2008.47.97
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 3.8 x 1 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with dark brown exterior. Front cover with pale yellow illustration of coffee grinder and name in pale yellow lettering. Telephone number on saddle in pale yellow. On rear cover, line illustration of chef holding espresso cup and address in pale yellow. Natural colored interior with brown 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