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Choshi

Object Number: 
2007.6.7
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
Blue and black cardboard matchbook printed with continuous design from on front and reverse of three parallel lines that loop once on the front; Printed on the both kanji and English "CHOSI"; Printed on footer "FOR SAFETY.STRIKE ON BACK"; Printed on manumark "Ringo Int'l Inc., New York, NY-SM"; The reverse is printed "77 Irving Place / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10003 / (212)420-1419 / SUSHI AND JAPANESE CUISINE"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group