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Voisin

Object Number: 
2008.47.19
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 4 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with blue exterior. Front cover printed with gold cartouche framing two blue outlined female figures on cream ground and blue lettering VOISIN. Rear cover printed with logo identical to front over cream lettering 30 EAST 65th ST. / NEW YORK CITY / LE 5-3800 White interior printed with blue design with white lettering RESTAURANT / VOISIN and below blue lettering LUNCHEON / COCKTAILS / DINNER / OPEN EVERY DAY FOR / YOUR CONVENIENCE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group