La Fondue

Object Number: 
2007.6.264
Date: 
ca. 1960-1990
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 3/8 x 2 x 1 3/8 in (1.1 x 5.2 x 3.6 cm)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbox with inner box and striker; stylized black and gold fondue pot and fork over stylized red and gold flames on top; "FONDUE IS FUN!" in black on side; "POCKETBOX DIAMOND MATCH DIV. NEW YORK, NEW YORK" in black on striker side; "la fondue" in gold, "RESTAURANT & CHEESE SHOP" in red, and "581-0820/43 WEST 55th ST./NEW YORK CITY" in black on bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group