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Ernie's

Object Number: 
2008.47.108
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in. (4.8 x 3.8 x 1 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with pale grey exterior. Front cover with black line drawing of a figure in a overcoat and hat. Saddle with telephone number in black lettering. rear cover with name in bright pink script and address in black lettering. White interior with black matchsticks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group