Waldorf-Astoria Peacock Alley

Object Number: 
2007.6.212
Date: 
ca. 1960-2001
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
2 x 2 in (5 x 5 cm)
Description: 
Pink cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; "The Waldor-Astoria/A Hilton Hotel/Peacock Alley" in white below white Waldorf-Astoria logo on front; "BE SAFE CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING" on footer; "UNIVERSAL MATCH CORP., ST. LOUIS 1-800/325-8165" in white on manumark; "(212) 872-4895" below drawing of a peacock printed in white on reverse; white interior with "Peacock Alley/The Waldorf=Astoria/A Hilton Hotel/Breakfast Luncheon/Cocktails/Dinner/Sunday Brunch/Musical Entertainment/Cole Porter's Piano" in pink.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group