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The Black Sheep

Object Number: 
2007.6.153
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 black and white; all the text on the matchcover is printed in black on a white background; "The Black Sheep / 342 W 11" is printed on the front above inside a logo design comprised of stylized sheep; "CORNER OF WASHINGTON ST" is printed below the sheep; "Close Cover Before Before Striking" is printed on the footer. "COUNTRY / FRENCH / DINING / BRUNCH SUNDAYS / 242-1010 / CREDIT CARDS" is printed on the reverse above the striker; Printed on the manumark is "Abat Printed Nov., New York, N.Y. Made in Canada".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group