East

Object Number: 
2007.6.32
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 2.4 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 15/16 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
Blue and white cardboard matchbook designed vertically printed "east / THE TOWN OF TASTE" on the front; on bottom of the front cover printed horizontally is "JAPANESE RESTAURANT"; the reverse is printed "1420 THIRD AVE. (80-81 ST.) / 472-3975 N.Y.C. / 366 THIRD AVE. (26-27 ST.) / 889-2326 N.Y.C. / 210 E. 44 ST. (2nd & 3rd AVE.) / 687-5075 N.Y.C."; the manumark is printed "ENCORE SALESN.Y.C. Made in Canada"; in the interior of the matchbook "PLEASE ASK ABOUT / OUR KAISEKI MENU & / CATERING SERVICES" is printed horizontally .
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group