Positano

Object Number: 
2007.6.116 ab
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (5.7 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm) inner box: 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in. (5.7 x 3.5 x 1 cm)
Description: 
Cardboard matchbox with inner and outer box; this skillet type is printed on the outer box with crème background; printed on the front in mint and pink design emblem of text "POSITANO” within the body of a fish or whale with a human face; printed on the reverse in pink "250 Park Avenue South 777-6211"; printed on the manumark "DIAMOND / MATCH CO. / SPGFLD / MASS”.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group