Restaurant Awoki

Object Number: 
ca. 1960-1980
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
overall (closed): 4.8 x 5.4 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1/4 in.)
White cardboard matchbook printed in white, green and brown on the matchcover; a design motif of a tree is printed on the front in brown and green and the text “JAPANESE RESTUARANT" is printed below the tree and above the kanji text printed in green; "RESTAURANT AWOKI" is printed on the front above the staple; "CLOSE COVER .. STRIKE ON BACK" is printed on the footer; "JAPANESE RESTAURANT" is printed on the saddle; "305 EAST 46 STREET / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10017 / BETWEEN 1ST 7 2ND AVE. / (212) 759-8897 - 9" is printed on the reverse above the striker; "ENCORE SALES . (212) 986-6744" is printed on the manumark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group