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Hickory House

Hickory House
Hickory House
Hickory House
Title
Hickory House
Medium 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 2 x 5/16 in. (5 x 5.1 x 0.8 cm)
Description 
30 stick matchbook with white exterior. Front cover with brown and gold logo and gold and red text on half white, half grey ground (see transcription in notes). Red saddle with telephone number in grey lettering. Rear cover with name of restaurant in brown and red and gold text and brown, gold and red illustration of flaming logs (see transcription in notes). White interior with brown text (see transcription in notes) and alternating brown and white matchsticks. White matchsticks with name of restaurant in brown.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Object Number 
2008.47.55
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group