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Accession number 2002.60
Catalog Number 2002.60.3
Object Name Matchbook
Description Quanah Parker, Comanche chief, matchbook with biography. Copyright 1979, Ohio Match Company, Wadsworth, Ohio U.S.A. 44281.

The matchbook has the bust of Quanah Parker with teepees in the background on the closing flap printed in brown, yellow, green, black and orange on a yellow background. He is labeled, "Quanah Parker" and "Comanche Chief". The text panel on the back has a peace pipe design in the top left corner and reads, "Notorious Comanche Chief Quanah Parker reluctantly led his people into reservation life. He was highly respected by white men and Indians for being the most skillful at handling this transition."

The flat matches have black fronts and backs with blue sulfur tips.
Date 1979
Dimensions W-2 L-2 inches
Collection Plastic & Composite Objects
Imagefile 008\2002603.JPG