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Danny's Hide-A-Way

Object Number: 
2008.47.51
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 in. (5 x 5.2 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with red and white irregularly, diagonally striped exterior. Front cover with name, address, and telephone number of restaurant in black lettering. Saddle is solid red with motto in black lettering, A NICE PLACE FOR NICE PEOPLE. Back cover with black lettering, SPECIALIZING IN / STEAKS / FILET MIGNON / LOBSTERS. Interior with black and red logo and black lettering, FROM COAST TO COAST / IT'S DANNY'S
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group