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La Ripaille

Object Number: 
2007.6.185
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (6 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm) inner box: 2 1/16 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 in. (5.2 x 3.3 x 0.6 cm)
Description: 
Cardboard matchbox with inner and outer box; this skillet type is printed on the outer box with white background; printed on the front "La Ripaille / RESTAURANT" is to the left of a bunch of grapes and two grape leaves on the vine; "605 Hudson St. Bet. W. 12th & Bethune / New York, N.Y. 10014 / FOR RESERVATIONS CALL / (212) 255-4406" is printed on the reverse; printed on the manumark "AD DIMENSIONS / 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