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Object Number: 
ca. 1960-1980
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
1 1/2 x 1 7/8 in (3.8 x 4.8 cm)
Black cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; "LENGE" above stylized lotus bud in a diamond, all in orange, on front; "FOR SAFETY STRIKE ON BACK" in orange on footer; "Japanese Restaurant" in orange on sleeve; "(212) 799-9188" in orange on saddle; "SUSHI BAR/JAPANESE ROOM/SIDEWALK CAFE/Open:/From Noon-Midnight/Sunday 1 pm-11pm" in orange on reverse; white interior with "200 Columbus Avenue/Corner 69th Street/New York, N.Y. 10023/OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK/(212) 799-9188" in black.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group