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La Coupole

Object Number: 
2007.6.49
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 5.1 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (2 x 2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed in crème, red and black; an image of a modified Doric column is printed on the front and a design emblem is printed on the bottom right of the front; "en Manhattan" is printed above a graphic design of a building and a person sitting in front of the building on the reverse; below the graphic design "LA COUPOLE / 2 PARK AVENUE NEW YORK, N.Y. 10016" is printed above the striker; " (212) 696-0100" is printed on the saddle; "CLOSE COVER . STRIKE MATCH ON BACK" is printed on the footer"; "RESTAURANT BRASSERIE BAR AMERICAN" 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