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Miyako

Object Number: 
2007.6.265
Date: 
ca. 1965-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
2 1/8 x 1 7/8 in (5.4 x 4.7 cm)
Description: 
Red cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; abstract Japanese characters and designs in black on front; "ADMATCH CORP., NEW YORK PRODUCT OF JAPAN" in black on manumark; "(212) 265-3177" in black on saddle; "JAPANESE CUISINE/MIYAKO/20 W. 56th ST., N.Y.C." in black on reverse; red interior printed in black with "RESTAURANT" above "OPEN 7 DAYS" marked out with pen, with Japanese characters above "Since 1910/(212) 265-3177."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group