New Tokyo

Object Number: 
2007.6.176
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 5.1 x 2.5 x 0.6 cm (2 x 1 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed in lavender and black; "new tokyo" is printed in on the front; "JAPANESE RESTAURANT" is printed on the reverse “CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING" is printed on the footer; Printed on the manumark is "ADMATCH CORP. NEW YORK, N.Y. / Made in Canada"; "100 university / place, nyc / 924-6500 / open 7 days" is printed on the interior.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group