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The Left Bank

Object Number: 
2008.47.128
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 2 x 3/8 in. (5 x 5.1 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with glossy black exterior. Front cover with name and address of restaurant in pale pink lettering. Rear cover with large pink area and black lettering (see transcription in notes). Black interior with name and address in white lettering. Natural colored matchsticks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group