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The Orchid Restaurant

Object Number: 
2007.6.27
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: 
Magenta and white cardboard matchbook designed vertically as an all around label that is printed "THE ORCHID / Restaurant / 81 Lexington Ave. at 26th St., 889-0960"; the footer is printed "CLOSE COVER . . STRIKE ON BACK"; the saddle is manumark is printed "BRADLEY INDUSTRIES, INC., FRANKFORT, ILL. 60423".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group