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Jewel of India

Object Number: 
2007.6.63
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed in white and blue on the matchcover; "Jewel / of / India / RESTUARANT" is printed on the front over a geometric design motif that continues onto the saddle; "CUISINE OF INDIA" is printed on the front above the staple; "ADMATCH CORP. (800)777-9909 is printed on the manumark; "15 West 44th Street / Between 5th & 6th Aves. / New York, NY 10036 / (212) 869-5544 / FREE PARKING FOR DINNER" is printed on the reverse above the striker.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group