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El borracho

Object Number: 
2008.47.104
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in. (4.9 x 4.1 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with white exterior. Front cover with red image of lips and name and address in blue lettering. Saddle with telephone number in blue. Rear cover with blue lettering and three images of red lips (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