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Golden Tulip Barbizon

Object Number: 
2007.6.87ab
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 a pink background; design emblem of eight green printed tulips above white "BARBIZON” is printed in ink on the front; printed on the reverse in white "Golden Tulip Barbizon / East Sixty-Third Street at Lexington Avenue / New York, New York 10021 (212) 838-5700"; printed on the manumark below the striker "AMERICAN ACE TM BY UNIVERSAL MATCH ST. LOUIS 1-800/325-8165" and an emblem of a flame.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group