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Rainbow Room

Object Number: 
2008.47.152
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 7/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. (4.8 x 3.9 x 1 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with white exterior. Identical front and rear covers with grey ground and name of club in white with white stars in grey area and grey stars in in white areas. White interior with black lettering (See transcription in notes) and 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