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Old Homestead Steak House

Object Number: 
Cardboard, striker
Overall (closed): 1 7/16 x 2 3/16 x 9/16 in. (3.7 x 5.5 x 1.4 cm)
Skillet style matchbox with white exterior. Top with red and black illustration of restaurant entrance and name of restaurant in black and red text. Rear with red and black illustration of horses drawing carriage and red and black text (see transcription in notes).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group