La Cote Basque

Object Number: 
ca. 1960-1980
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
overall (closed): 5.1 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (2 x 2 x 1/4 in.)
White cardboard matchbook printed in red with gold embossed text on both the front and reverse of the matchcover; "Jean Jacques Rachou / La Cote Basque / 5 East 55th Street / New York, N.Y." is printed on the front; above the striker, on the reverse, a graphic design is embossed above the text "Salons Prives"; "212 688-6525 / 6526" is printed on the saddle; "ADMATCH 1-800-777-9909" is printed on the manumark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group