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The Sign of the Dove

Object Number: 
2008.47.82
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 bright yellow exterior. Front cover with lineart logo of dove in flight and name of restaurant. Rear cover with identical logo and address of restaurant in black script below. Plain interior. Natural colored matchsticks with logo scrolled across in black.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group