La Toque Blanche

Object Number: 
2008.47.18
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal stapler
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 1/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. (5.3 x 4 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with cream colored exterior. Front cover is printed in brown, a brown banner inscribed in cream LA TOQUE BLANCHE over a shield bearing a crowned chef's hat. Brown lettering 359 EAST 50th STREET Rear cover printed in brown RESTAURANT FRANCAIS over a fleur de lys, BAR AND / COCKTAIL LOUNGE / ERNEST & FRANCOIS Natural interior with brown banner printed with white inscription LA TOQUE BLANCHE over 359 EAST 50th STREET / NEW YORK CITY / PL 5-3552 / EL 5-8603
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group