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La Vieille Auberge

Object Number: 
2007.6.206
Date: 
ca. 1980-1995
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 in (1 x 5.3 x 3.5 cm) inner box: 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 in (1 x 5.3 x 3.5 cm)
Description: 
Brown and off-white cardboard matchbox with inner box and striker; brown top printed with "La Vieille Auberge" in white, "347 West 46th Street/on Restaurant Row/New York City, N.Y. 10036" in white below with two white lines above and below the writing; "(212) 247-4284" in brown on off-white side; "AMERICAN ACE BY UNIVERSAL MATCH CORP. NEW YORK" in brown on off-white striker side; print of drawing of stone house with "La Vieille Auberge" sign in brown on underside.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group