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Rosa Mexicana

Object Number: 
2007.6.122 ab
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (5.7 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm) inner box: 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in. (5.7 x 3.5 x 1 cm)
Description: 
Cardboard matchbox with inner and outer box; this skillet type is printed on the outer box with magenta background; printed on the front a colored photograph of a margarita, a bowl of mixed nuts, a white napkin, and two of these match boxes; printed on the reverse pink design emblem of text "Rosa Mexicano”; printed on the manumark "1063 FIRST AVENUE at 58th / 212-763 -7407 / POCKETBOX / SLIM R THE DIAMOND / MATCH CO/ SPRINGFIELD MA”.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group