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One fifth avenue

Object Number: 
2008.47.101
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 4 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with burgundy exterior. Front cover with name and address in white and gold and white heraldic style crest. Rear cover with name and address in white and white illustration of arch in Washington Square. Plain interior.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group