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Object Number: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 in. (4.9 x 5.2 x 0.9 cm)
30 stick matchbook with black and red exterior. Front cover is black with white line drawing of waiter presenting couple at a table with a meal. Closure is red with name of restaurant printed in gold Old English style script. Back cover is black with central logo in white, red and gold with black outlines. White interior with black text.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group