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The Roundtable

Object Number: 
2008.47.126
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 7/8 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in. (4.7 x 5 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with metallic copper exterior. Front cover with helmet logo and name of restaurant in blue and red. Rear cover with helmet logo and name of restaurant in blue and red, and address in blue lettering. Red interior with white lettering (see transcription in notes) and white matchsticks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group