Daikichi

Object Number: 
2007.6.257
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
1 1/2 x 2 in (3.8 x 4.8 cm)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; "DAIKICHI" in red outline below two framed red Japanese characters, "JAPANESE RESTAURANT" in red below; "CLOSE COVER STRIKE ON BACK" in red on footer; red edge on sleeve; "PRESENTATIONS LTD./(516) 842-3031" in red on manumark; "(212) 764-6565" in red on saddle; "Teishoku/Udon Soba/Yakitori/and many others/JAPANESE DISHES/OPEN 7 DAYS/148 West 49th Street/New York, NY 10019" in red on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group