L'Aiglon

Object Number: 
2008.47.6
Medium: 
Cardboard, metal staple, striker
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 1/4 in. (5 x 5 x 0.7 cm)
Description: 
21 stick matchbook with cream exterior. Front cover has red, blue, and gold logo in shape of a crest with an eagle on a shield over a blue banner inscribed in white L'AIGLON Reverse has logo printed smaller over red inscription L'AIGLON RESTAURANT / 13 EAST 55TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY Saddle has red inscription PLAZA 3-7296 / 3-7183 Blue interior with white script L'AIGLON RESTAURANT / CONTINENTAL CUISINE / DINING ROOMS FOR PRIVATE PARTIES AVAILABLE / FOR RESERVATIONS CALL PLAZA 3-7296 / 3-7183 / OPEN SUNDAYS Matches are stamped with logo as is printed on front cover.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group