King Henri IV

Object Number: 
2008.47.72
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 2 1/8 x 3/8 in. (5 x 5.4 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
21 "feature" stick matchbook with cream exterior. Front cover with black, red, blue and silver heraldic styled crest. On saddle, telephone number in black lettering. Rear cover with name and address of restaurant in black lettering. White interior with black lettering (see transcription in notes). Wide matchsticks with multicolored depiction of man on horseback scrolled across.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group