Le Vert-Galant

Object Number: 
2007.6.229
Date: 
ca. 1960-1988
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 1/2 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/8 in (1.2 x 4.2 x 2.7 cm)
Description: 
Maroon and tan cardboard matchbox with inner box and two strikers; "Le Vert-/galant" next to a feather above "109 WEST 46th ST, N.Y.C./(Cor. Sixth Ave.) JU2-7989" all silver and embossed on maroon with silver frame on top; "Made in Sweden" in black on tan and silver cross-hatched bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group