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Greek Village

Object Number: 
2007.6.86
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 white background; design emblem of restaurant facade with Ionic columns, scrolled iron work and entablature within which "GREEK VILLAGE / FABULOUS MEDITERRANEAN COUSINE" is printed in black ink onto of an orange background; printed in the window of the design emblem "GREEK VILLAGE"; printed on the reverse in orange "288-7378"; printed on the manumark "1016 Lexington Ave. (bet. 72 - 73 Sts.) / New York City / ADMATCH CORP. / NEW YORK /PRODUCT / OF JAPAN".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group