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Le Vert-galant

Object Number: 
2008.47.15
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 in. (4.9 x 5.2 x 1 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with matte burgundy exterior. Front cover has white and gold ostrich plume insignia and gold script lettering LE VERT-GALANT. Saddle is printed with gold lettering RESTAURANT. Back cover is printed in gold lettering 60 WEST 48th STREET / (WEST OF 5th AVE.) / NEW YORK CITY / JUDSON 2-7989. Natural interior is printed with vermillion lettering LE VERT-GALANT / 60 WEST 48th STREET N. Y. C. / RES: JU 2-7989 / CUISINE FRANCAISE / LUNCHEON, COCKTAILS , DINNER
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group