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Il Valletto

Object Number: 
2007.6.103 ab
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 crème background; printed on the front in embossed gold and sepia color design emblem of text "IL VALLETTO" with Rococo Revival style border; printed on the reverse in gold with same border as the front "133 EAST 61ST STREET / TEL: 838-3939 / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10021"; printed on the manumark below the striker in embossed gold "AMERICAN ACE TM BY UNIVERSAL MATCH ST. LOUIS 1-800-325-8165”; flame emblem printed on manumark after the text match.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group