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The Harwyn

Object Number: 
2008.47.173
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 5.3 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with dark purple exterior. Front cover with large gold, white and purple half-tone dot monogram, WH. Rear cover with name of club in purple half-tone dot with white border. Lavender interior with dark purple 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