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The White Turkeys

Object Number: 
2008.47.77
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 1/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. (5.4 x 4 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with brown exterior. Front cover with white turkey illustration. Rear cover with name of restaurant in white lettering. Brown interior with white 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