Petrossian Paris

Object Number: 
2007.6.256
Date: 
ca. 1984-1995
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 7/8 in (0.7 x 5.6 x 2.3 cm)
Description: 
Gray cardboard matchbox with inner box and striker; "PETROSSIAN PARIS" in gold on top; "ADMATCH CORP./NEW YORK" at one end; "STORE/(212) 245-2217" and "RESTAURANT/(212) 245-2214" in center, and "PRODUCT" at the other end, all in gold, on one side; stylized ship on sea with sun rays in a roundel in gold on bottom with "182 WEST 58th STREET NEW YORK, N.Y. 10019."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group