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Sakura of Japan

Object Number: 
2007.6.71
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 5.4 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed on the matchcover in black and pink with a design emblem of a flower printed on the front next to the kanji which becomes part of the design emblem; "Japanese Cuisine" is printed on the front above the footer that is printed "CLOSE COVER .. STRIKE ON BACK"; "Sushi Bar" is printed on the front above the staple; "ENCORE SALES . (212) 986-6744" is printed on the manumark; "Free Delivery" is printed on the saddle; on the reverse "SAKURA OF JAPAN / 581 3rd Ave. @ 38th. N.Y.C. / (212) 972-8540 / 2298 Broadway @ 83rd. N.Y.C. / (212) 769 - 1003 / 2375 Central Park Ave., Yonkers / (914) 779 - 8840" is printed above the striker
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group