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Rue Des Gourmets

Object Number: 
2008.47.163
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 7/8 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 in. (4.8 x 5.3 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with red exterior. Name of restaurant printed in white on front cover. Saddle printed THE NEW YORK HILTON / AT ROCKEFELLER CENTER in white. Back cover printed with darker red design. Red interior with white and black printed blurb and phone number.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group