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Cotillion Room

Object Number: 
2008.47.189
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 0.9 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with multicolored exterior. Front cover with red and white striped curtain on left hand side. Scrolled initials CR in white on blue ground. Plain white rear cover. Natural interior with silver lettering COTILLION ROOM / IN THE / HOTEL PIERRE / NEW YORK / TEMPLETON 8-8000 Alternating red and white matchsticks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group