Museum Open

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open on July 3 and 4 to celebrate Independence Day.

Hotel Pierre

Object Number: 
2008.47.188
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in. (4.9 x 5 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with pale blue exterior. Front with silver heraldic design. Rear cover with name of hotel in white script and address and telephone number in dark blue lettering. Natural colored interior with blue lettering, THREE FAMOUS RESTAURANTS / COTILLION ROOM / PIERRE GRILL / CAFE PIERRE. Light blue matchsticks, each with HOTEL PIERRE printed along in darker blue script.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group