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The Pasta Pot

Object Number: 
2007.6.132
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 5.1 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm (2 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed in green and black; all the text on the matchcover is printed in black; "THE PASTA POT / A PASTA RESTUARANT", is printed on the front above a logo design of a pot including within the design the text "The / Pasta / Pot" ; "CLOSE COVER .. STRIKE ON BACK" is printed on the footer. "30 MULBERRY STREET / NEW YORK, NY 10013 / 212-962-9249 / 521 WEST STREET / (CORNER HARATIO ST.) / 212-645-0006 / OPEN 7 DAYS / NOON TO 4 AM" is printed on the reverse above the striker; "212-962-9249 / 212-645-0006" is printed on the saddle; Printed on the manumark is "EMPIRE MDSE. NY, NY".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group