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The Rendez-vous of the Plaza

Object Number: 
2008.47.172
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 1/16 x 2 3/16 x 1/2 in. (5.2 x 5.6 x 1.2 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with glossy white exterior. Front cover with name of restaurant in red and black lettering. Rear cover with name of restaurant in black lettering and watercolour style image of a man in vertically striped red and white livery bearing a candelabra against a grey-brown ground. Bright pink interior with black logo and white lettering THE PLAZA / NEW YORK / PLAZA 9-3000
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group