Divino Gastronomia

Object Number: 
2007.6.33
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 1.9 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 3/4 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White, green, pink and yellow cardboard matchbook printed horizontally " TAKE-OUT 861-1533 / DIVINO / Gastronomia / 1642 SECOND AVE., N.Y." on the front; on the reverse "RESV. 861-1096 / DIVINO / RISTORANTE / 1666 SECOND AVE., N.Y. / BET. 80th & 81st STS."; the saddle has a five pointed crown printed in green, and the manumark is printed "UNIVERSAL MATCH CORP., NEW YORK"; the interior is printed in white on green "BET. 80th & 81st 517-9269 / CAFE / DIVINO / 1546 SECOND AVE., N.Y." with a white 5 point crown graphic design on the interior of the saddle;
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group