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THE FORUM OF THE TWELVE CAESARS

Object Number: 
2008.47.117
Medium: 
Laminated cardboard, wood, striker, adhesive
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 1/8 x 2 x 5/16 in. (5.4 x 5.1 x 0.8 cm)
Description: 
26 woodstick matchbook with glossy purple exterior. Sides bordered with bright pink. Front cover with central gold image of laughing man's face crowned with laural on white circle surrounded by name in white lettering. Rear cover with gold image of laughing man's face crowned in laurel with address in white lettering below. Purple interior with bright pink border on sides and telephone number in white lettering using Roman numerals instead of Arabic numerals. Wooden matchsticks dyed purple.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group