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The Maisonette

Object Number: 
2008.47.155
Medium: 
Cardboard, wood, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 5/16 in. (5.7 x 4.2 x 0.8 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with "click top" closure and tan exterior. THE MAISONETTE on one cover in red script, HOTEL / ST. REGIS on the other. Interior with advertisements for the hotel and hotel bar. Black wooden matchsticks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group