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Le Veau d'or

Object Number: 
2008.47.28
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 1/16 x 1 5/8 x 1/4 in. (5.3 x 4.2 x 0.6 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with gold exterior. Front cover with art deco navy lettering LE VEAU D'OR and lineart of a calf's head over the 'V' of VEAU. Telephone number on saddle, TEMPLETON 8-8133 / 9649. Interior printed with navy LUNCH / DINNER / BAR.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group