The Noho Star

Object Number: 
2007.6.142
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed in white and black; A logo design of a shooting star is printed over the front, the saddle and the reverse ; "CLOSE COVER .. STRIKE ON BACK" is printed on the footer. "THE HOHO * STAR / 925-0070 / 330 Lafayette Street / New York, NY 10012" is printed in black on the interior; Printed on the manumark is "ENCORE SALES . (212) 986-6744".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group