Caffe Roma

Object Number: 
2007.6.237
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
1 1/2 x 1 7/8 in (3.8 x 4.7 cm)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; "CAFFE ROMA" in black underneath depiction of statue of Remus and Romulus with the she-wolf in black, all outlined by black square frame, "Ristorante Bar" in black below on the front; "CLOSE COVER STRIKE ON BACK" in black on footer; "ENCORE SALES (212) 986-6744" in black on manumark; "(212) 645-0875" in black on saddle; "3 West 18th Street/New York City" in black on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group