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Trader Vic's

Object Number: 
2008.47.177
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 in. (4.9 x 5.2 x 1 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with glossy black exterior. Front cover with name of restaurant in white lettering and stylized African mask design in black, white and red. Rear cover with maroon and white chevrons on sides and white lettering (see transciption in notes). White interior with black lettering (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