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Village Barn

Object Number: 
2008.47.89
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 2 x 3/8 in. (5 x 5.1 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
21 "feature" stick matchbook with white exterior. Front cover with black, red and blue lettering AT THE / VILLAGE BARN / GREENWICH VILLAGE / N. Y. CITY, U. S. A. Multicolored image of couple dancing from back to front cover over saddle with black lettering on the back, IT'S A LOT OF FUN! Red interior with white lettering (see transcription in notes). Broad natural colored matchsticks with multicolored scene of people dancing scrolled across.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group