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Sushisay

Object Number: 
2007.6.11
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: 
Blue and white cardboard matchbook with kanji calligraphy and English. On the front, printed in white "(212)755-1780 / 1781" On the footer, the emblem for AFL - CIO appears between the texts "FOR SAFETY" and "STRIKE ON BACK". Printed on the manumark "Ringo Int'l, Inc., New York, NY-SM". Printed on the reverse "Sushisay / of Tokyo, Est. 1888 / 38 East 51st Street / New York, NY 10022 / (Bet. Park & Madison)"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group