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Accession number 2002.60
Catalog Number 2002.60.2
Object Name Matchbook
Description Kicking Bird, Kiowa chief, matchbook with biography. Copyright 1979, Ohio Match Company, Wadsworth, Ohio U.S.A. 44281.

The matchbook has the bust of Kicking Bird on the closing flap printed in brown, yellow, green, black and orange on a yellow background. He is labeled, "Kicking Bird" and "Kiowa Chief". The text panel on the back has a shoe design in the top left corner and reads, "Although he was an outstanding Kiowa warrior, Kicking Bird became an intelligent statesman and a spokesman for peace. He tried to encourage other Kiowa leaders to cooperate with the whites and end war with them."

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\2002602.JPG