Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
overall (closed): 5.1 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (2 x 2 x 1/4 in.)
White cardboard matchbook printed in crème and brown "EXOTIC INDIAN CUISINE / 334 E. 6TH STREET / NEW YORK, NY 10003 / COCKTAILS -CATERING"" is printed in brown below Sanskrit text on the front; “Close Cover Before Striking" is printed on the footer; "MITALI WEST / 296 BLEECKER STREET / Cor. 7th Ave. South / N.Y.C. / Open 7 Days. Lunch & Diner / Tel.: #" is printed on the reverse above the striker; written in by hand "989-1367" in blue ink;"MITALI / EAST / (212) 533- 2508 / 475-9188" is printed on the saddle; Printed on the manumark is "JOY ADV. ASSOC. (212) 697-5825 -Made in Canada"
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
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