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Caffe Roma

Object Number: 
2007.6.242
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
1 1/2 x 1 7/8 in (3.8 x 4.7 cm)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; "CAFFE ROMA" in black underneath depiction of statue of Remus and Romulus with the she-wolf in black, all in a black square frame on the front; "CLOSE COVER STRIKE MATCH ON BACK" in black on footer; "THE DIAMOND MATCH CO. NEW YORK, NY" in black on manumark; "Ristorante Bar/3 West Eighteenth Street/New York, N.Y. 10011/Reservation Tel. (212) 645 0875" in black on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group